Reflections on the problem of consciousness / by Errol E. Harris.
By: Harris, Errol E.Material type: TextSeries: Springer.Studies in brain and mind: v. 3.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xi, 186 p.).ISBN: 9781402043109; 1402043104; 9786610624935; 6610624933; 1402043090 (Cloth); 9781402043093 (Cloth).Subject(s): Neurosciences | ConsciousnessAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Reflections on the problem of consciousness.DDC classification: 612.8 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
|Item type||Current location||Call number||URL||Copy number||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Electronic Book||UT Tyler Online Online||QP355.2 .H37 2006 (Browse shelf)||http://ezproxy.uttyler.edu:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-4310-4||1||Available||ocn209933590|
|Electronic Book||UT Tyler Online Withdrawn||QP355.2 .H37 2006 (Browse shelf)||2||Withdrawn||ocn209933590-2|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-181) and index.
The Crucial Question -- Mind, Brain and Body; Dennett and Descartes; A Natural Method; Descartes' Error and Spinoza's Truth; The Dynamic Brain; Guidance from Past Insights; The Conditions of Consciousness; Who or What Thinks?; Towards a Solution.
The essential and most puzzling problem of consciousness is how the electro-chemical activity constantly occurring in the brain translates into the conscious experience we enjoy. This study considers the attempts that have been made by several important neuro-scientists and philosophers to address the question, and makes its own suggestions.