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Out of our heads : why you are not your brain, and other lessons from the biology of consciousness

Author: Alva Noë
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A noted philosopher and member of the Institute for Cognitive and Brain Science examines flaws in current understandings about consciousness while proposing a radical solution that argues that consciousness must not be limited to the confines of the brain.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alva Noë
ISBN: 9780809074655 0809074656 9780809016488 0809016486
OCLC Number: 234234198
Description: xv, 214 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: An astonishing hypothesis --
Conscious life --
The dynamics of consciousness --
Wide minds --
Habits --
The grand illusion --
Voyages of discovery --
A nothing reserved for everything --
Epilogue: Home sweet home.
Responsibility: Alva Noë.
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A noted philosopher and member of the Institute for Cognitive and Brain Science examines flaws in current understandings about consciousness while proposing a radical solution that argues that consciousness must not be limited to the confines of the brain.

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