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Reflections on the problem of consciousness / by Errol E. Harris.

By: Harris, Errol E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: 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.
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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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.

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