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Actual consciousness

Author: Ted Honderich
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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What is it for you to be conscious? There is no agreement whatever in philosophy or science: it has remained a hard problem, a mystery. Is this partly or mainly owed to the existing theories not even having the same subject, not answering the same question? In Actual Consciousness, Ted Honderich sets out to supersede dualisms, objective physicalisms, abstract functionalism, externalisms, and other positions in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Honderich, Ted.
Actual consciousness.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Honderich
ISBN: 9780191782794 0191782793 9780191023859 019102385X
OCLC Number: 890434459
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 402 pages .)
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; 1. Need for an Adequate Initial Clarification ; 2. Five Leading Ideas About Consciousness ; 3. Something's Being Actual ; 4. Dualisms, Functionalisms, Consciousness-Criteria ; 5. Other Consciousness Theories, Criteria Again ; 6. What It Is To Be Objectively Physical ; 7. Perceptual Consciousness-What Is and Isn't Actual ; 8. Perceptual Consciousness-Being Actual Is Being Subjectively Physical ; 9. Cognitive and Affective Consciousness-Theories, and What Is And Isn't Actual ; 10. Cognitive and Affective Consciousness-Being Actual is Being Differently Subjectively Physical ; 11. Conclusions Past and Present ; Bibliography ; Index
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What is it for you to be conscious? There is no consensus in philosophy or science: it has remained a mystery. Ted Honderich develops a brand new theory of consciousness, according to which  Read more...

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Oddly engaging ... a good start for a theory of consciousness, and his approach makes sense of what most people assume when they take the reality of their experience for granted. * Janna Thompson, Read more...

 
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