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Review: The Mystery Of Consciousness

User Review  - Mark Rickens - Goodreads

It's a good intro to consciousness. Read full review

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User Review  - Pablo Stafforini - Goodreads

Consciousness is a natural, biological phenomenon, as much a part of our biological life as digestion, growth, and photosynthesis. Read full review

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User Review  - Samantha Quick - Goodreads

If you're not reading this for a class, humble yourself a little and google some of the terms and experiments to give yourself some background information or none of it will make any sense at all. It's short, but dense. Read full review

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User Review  - Leonard - Goodreads

A survey and evaluation of the Theories of Consciousness. Good for an introduction to consciousness. But I prefer the neurobiological approach to the philosophical one. Read full review

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User Review  - Spencer - Goodreads

Searle disarms/attacks several consciousness thinkers in the field including Francis Crick, Roger Penrose, Gerald Edelman, Daniel Dennett, David Chalmers and Israel Rosenfield. Searle's main thesis is ... Read full review

Review: The Mystery Of Consciousness

User Review  - Rajith - Goodreads

The book collects essays, or, better, reviews of other people's books. By definition, it is a rather fragmentary work that fails to provide an organic view of Searle's theory of consciousness (his ... Read full review

Review: The Mystery Of Consciousness

User Review  - Kyle Callahan - Goodreads

A relatively easy read, given the subject matter. Searle provides a survey of some of the major theories of consciousness (in the 1990s), and provides his analysis of each position. I didn't always ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachael - Goodreads

The strength of this book is that it is based on his critiques of several other authors with different positions so that the reader is exposed via comparison to the fundamentals in the debates raging ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew Stott - Goodreads

I think John searle has delivered the best book on this subject here. His search for a causal explanation of consciousness and against reductionism (claims consciouness cannot be reduced) seems to me ... Read full review

Review: The Mystery Of Consciousness

User Review  - Jon Stout - Goodreads

Like Minds Brains and Science 1984 Reith Lectures, which I read earlier, Searle's collection of essays is a good survey of current positions. Searle offers six critiques of other prominent ... Read full review


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