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Introducing Consciousness by David Papineau

Introducing Consciousness (edition 2000)

by David Papineau

Series: Introducing

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Title:Introducing Consciousness
Authors:David Papineau
Info:Totem Books (2000), Paperback, 176 pages
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Introducing Consciousness by David Papineau



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This was okay , except the illustrations suck ( )
  Baku-X | Jan 10, 2017 |
This was okay , except the illustrations suck ( )
  BakuDreamer | Sep 7, 2013 |
Research scientist David Carmel has chosen to discuss Introducing Consciousness by David Papineau on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject - Consciousness, saying that: 

“…This is part of the Introducing… series that presents various topics in graphic form. It takes a very complex issue and shows that you do not need to be a great philosopher or have a very deep understanding of the science, to understand why it’s a complex issue and what the fundamental questions we’re dealing with are. Despite being highly approachable, this book is a serious piece of work that gives a great overview of past and current thinking about consciousness, especially from the philosophical perspective…” 

The full interview is available here: http://fivebooks.com/interviews/david-carmel-on-consciousness ( )
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Modern science may have split the atom and solved the mystery of life, but it has yet to explain the source of conscious feelings. Eminent thinkers from many areas of science are turning to this problem, and a wide range of theories are currently on offer. Yet sceptics doubt whether consciousness can be tamed by conventional science, or even can be understood at all. Introducing Consciousness provides a comprehensive guide to the current state of consciousness studies. It starts with the history of the philosophical relation between mind and matter, and proceeds to scientific attempts to exp.… (more)

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