"Brilliant...as audacious as its title....Mr. Dennett's exposition is nothing short of brilliant." --George Johnson, New York Times Book Review
Consciousness Explained is a a full-scale exploration of human consciousness. In this landmark book, Daniel Dennett refutes the traditional, commonsense theory of consciousness and presents a new model, based on a wealth of information from the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and artificial intelligence. Our current theories about conscious life-of people, animal, even robots--are transformed by the new perspectives found in this book.
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Daniel Dennett's eliminative materialism tries to cut through the hard problem of consciousness by completely removing the concept of qualia as a wrongheaded folk psychological epiphenomenon and ... Read full review
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It's rough when you get to page 433 of a long, often tedious slog (detailed examinations of dozens of very specific experiments) and the author says "My explanation of consciousness is far from ... Read full review
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What Aside from Information Is Still Missing?
Filling In versus Finding
Neglect as a Pathological Loss of Epistemic Appetite
A Dialogue with Otto
Qualia Disqualified 1 A New Kite String
Problems with Folk Psychology
Time and Experience
Inside the Black Box of Consciousness
Evolution in Brains and the Baldwin Effect
The Invention of Good and Bad Habits of Autostimulation
The Virtual Machine to
How Words Do Things with
The Architecture of the Human Mind
Show and Tell
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Why Are There Colors?
Enjoying Our Experiences
Getting Back on My Rocker
The Reality of Selves
How Human Beings Spin a Self
How Many Selves to a Customer?
The Unbearable Lightness of Being