skip to content
Understanding consciousness Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Understanding consciousness

Author: Max Velmans
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Building on the widely praised first edition, this book provides a unique survey and evaluation of consciousness studies, along with an original analysis of consciousness that combines scientific findings, philosophy and common sense.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Velmans, Max, 1942-
Understanding consciousness.
London ; New York : Routledge, ©2009
(DLC) 2008035695
(OCoLC)212849100
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Velmans
ISBN: 9780203882726 0203882725
OCLC Number: 328107473
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 393 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is consciousness? --
Conscious souls, brains and quantum mechanics --
Are mind and matter the same thing? --
Are mind and consciousness just activities? --
Could robots be conscious? --
Conscious phenomenology and common sense --
The nature and location of experiences --
Experienced worlds, the world described by physics, and the thing itself --
Subjective, intersubjective and objective science --
How consciousness relates to information processing in the brain --
The neural causes and correlates of consciousness --
What consciousness is --
What consciousness does --
Self-consciousness in a reflexive universe.
Responsibility: Max Velmans.

Abstract:

Presents a survey and evaluation of consciousness studies, along with an analysis of consciousness that combines scientific findings, philosophy and common sense. This book is suitable for  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The chapters are arranged in logical and concise portions, resulting in an engaging and effortless read. Velmans gently guides the reader through a comprehensive, but entirely accessible, review of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/328107473> # Understanding consciousness
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "328107473" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/875441> ; # Consciousness
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/126/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/882021#Topic/philosophy_mind_&_body> ; # PHILOSOPHY--Mind & Body
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BF311> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/882021#Topic/psychology_personality> ; # PSYCHOLOGY--Personality
   schema:bookEdition "2nd ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/44438322> ; # Max Velmans
   schema:datePublished "2009" ;
   schema:description "Building on the widely praised first edition, this book provides a unique survey and evaluation of consciousness studies, along with an original analysis of consciousness that combines scientific findings, philosophy and common sense."@en ;
   schema:description "What is consciousness? -- Conscious souls, brains and quantum mechanics -- Are mind and matter the same thing? -- Are mind and consciousness just activities? -- Could robots be conscious? -- Conscious phenomenology and common sense -- The nature and location of experiences -- Experienced worlds, the world described by physics, and the thing itself -- Subjective, intersubjective and objective science -- How consciousness relates to information processing in the brain -- The neural causes and correlates of consciousness -- What consciousness is -- What consciousness does -- Self-consciousness in a reflexive universe."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/882021> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/212849100> ;
   schema:name "Understanding consciousness"@en ;
   schema:productID "328107473" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/328107473#PublicationEvent/london_new_york_routledge_2009> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/882021#Agent/routledge> ; # Routledge
   schema:url <http://www.tandfebooks.com/isbn/9780203882726> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=270678> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10289056> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=206516> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203882726> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/328107473> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/882021#Topic/philosophy_mind_&_body> # PHILOSOPHY--Mind & Body
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "PHILOSOPHY--Mind & Body"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/882021#Topic/psychology_personality> # PSYCHOLOGY--Personality
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "PSYCHOLOGY--Personality"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/875441> # Consciousness
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Consciousness"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44438322> # Max Velmans
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1942" ;
   schema:familyName "Velmans" ;
   schema:givenName "Max" ;
   schema:name "Max Velmans" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203882726>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0203882725" ;
   schema:isbn "9780203882726" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/212849100>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Understanding consciousness." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/328107473> ; # Understanding consciousness
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.