Varieties of Presence

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Harvard University Press, Feb 6, 2012 - Philosophy - 188 pages
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The world shows up for us, but, as Alva NoŽ contends in his latest exploration of the problem of consciousness, it doesnít show up for free. We must show up, too, and bring along what knowledge and skills weíve cultivated. As with a painting in a gallery, the world has no meaningóno presence to be experiencedóapart from our able engagement with it.

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Beautifully written. It's so hard to find such an accessible yet top-notch philosophy writing nowadays. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Alva NoŽ is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley.

Author's home: Berkeley, CA

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