Sweet dreams : philosophical obstacles to a science of consciousness

Other titles
  • Philosophical obstacles to a science of consciousness.
Edition
  • 1st MIT Press paperback ed.
Published
  • Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press c2005
Physical description
xiii, 199 p. : ill.
ISBN
  • 1-282-10080-7
  • 9786612100802
  • 0-262-27153-2
  • 1-4237-9655-1
Notes
  • "A Bradford book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-188) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Ebrary eBook
  • Review/s: Roger Caldwell, Planet, 174 (December 2005 / January 2006), 76-82.
Contents
  • The Zombic hunch: extinction of an intuition? -- A third-person approach to consciousness -- Explaining the "magic" of consciousness -- Are qualia what make life worth living? -- What roboMary knows -- Are we explaining consciousness yet? -- A fantasy echo theory of consciousness -- Consciousness: how much is that in real money?
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • With 'Sweet Dreams' Daniel Dennett returns to the subject of consciousness, that he explored in his 1991 volume 'Consciousness Explained'. Offering updates to his theories & discussing the major empirical advances in the field, Dennett again treads a hotly contested battleground.

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