Thinking About Consciousness

Oxford University Press (2002)
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The relation between subjective consciousness and the physical brain is widely regarded as the last mystery facing science. Papineau argues that consciousness seems mysterious not because of any hidden essence, but only because we think about it in a special way. He exposes the resulting potential for confusion, and shows that much scientific study of consciousness is misconceived
Keywords Consciousness  Dualism  Materialism  Metaphysics  Mind  Phenomena
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Call number B808.9.P36 2002
ISBN(s) 0199243824   0199271151   9780199271153   9780199243822   0191529486   9780191529481  
DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2005.tb00438.x
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