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Consciousness explained

Author: D C Dennett
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Advances a new theory of consciousness based on insights gleaned from the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and artificial intelligence, and clears away obsolete myths about the process of thinking in conscious beings.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D C Dennett
ISBN: 0316180653 9780316180658 0316180661 9780316180665
OCLC Number: 23648691
Description: xiii, 511 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prelude: how are hallucinations possible? --
Explaining consciousness --
A visit to the phenomenological garden --
A method for phenomenology --
Multiple drafts versus the Cartesian Theater --
Time and experience --
The evolution of consciousness --
How words do things with us --
The architecture of the human mind --
Show and tell --
Dismantling the witness protection program --
Qualia disqualified --
The reality of selves --
Consciousness imagined.
Responsibility: Daniel C. Dennett ; illustrated by Paul Weiner.

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