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Sweet dreams : philosophical obstacles to a science of consciousness

Author: D C Dennett
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2005.
Series: The Jean Nicod lectures.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Consciousness Explained, Dennet proposed to replace the ubiquitous but bankrupt Cartesian Theater model with the Multiple Drafts Model. Drawing on psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and artificial intelligence, he asserted that human consciousness is essentially the mental software that reorganizes the functional architecture of the brain. In Sweet Dreams, he recasts the Multiple Drafts Model as the "fame in  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D C Dennett
ISBN: 0262042258 9780262042253
OCLC Number: 55682121
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xiii, 199 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Zombic hunch: extinction of an intuition? --
A third-person approach to consciousness --
Explaining the "magic" of consciousness --
Are qualia what make life worth living? --
What roboMary knows --
Are we explaining consciousness yet? --
A fantasy echo theory of consciousness --
Consciousness: how much is that in real money?
Series Title: The Jean Nicod lectures.
Responsibility: Daniel C. Dennett.

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The author of Consciousness Explained revises and renews his Multiple Drafts Model of consciousness in the light of recent research.  Read more...

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"Into this fray ridesonce again the tireless figure of Daniel Dennett,... whose new book, Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness is a collection of essays devoted mainly Read more...

 
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