The Race for Consciousness [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Mind 110 (440):1127-1130 (2001)
This ambitious work apparently has two main aims. The first is to provide a survey of the currently burgeoning field of "Consciousness Studies", presented via the extended metaphor of a horse <span class='Hi'>race</span> whose winning post is a full scientific explanation of consciousness. The second, which receives much more space, is to present Taylor's own cognitive/neuroscientific theory, dubbed "relational consciousness", and to persuade us that it should be the odds-on favourite to win. Neither aim is very well realized.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Nigel Thomas (2001). The Race for Consciousness. John Taylor. Mind 110 (440):1127-1130.
David Vessey (2007). Gadamer's Theory of Time Consciousness. The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 12:85-89.
Daniel C. Dennett, "Quantum Incoherence," Review of A. G. Cairns-Smith, Evolving the Mind: On the Nature of Matter and the Origin of Consciousness.
Robert Lanning (2009). Georg Lukács and Organizing Class Consciousness. Mep Publications.
Lawrie Balfour (1998). "A Most Disagreeable Mirror": Race Consciousness as Double Consciousness. Political Theory 26 (3):346-369.
Christopher S. Hill (2009). Consciousness. Cambridge University Press.
Dan Zahavi (2004). Time and Consciousness in the Bernau Manuscripts. Husserl Studies 20 (2):99-118.
Michael Silberstein, Quantum Physics and Consciousness: The Quest for a Common Conceptual Foundation.
Anil K. Seth, David B. Edelman & Bernard J. Baars (2004). Let's Not Forget About Sensory Consciousness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (4):601-602.
Richard Brown (2007). Zombies Are Deciders Too. [REVIEW] Philosophical Psychology 20 (3):12-15.
Peter J. Taylor (1994). Shifting Frames: From Divided to Distributed Psychologies of Scientific Agents. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1994:304 - 310.
Jerome L. Singer, Jefferson A. Singer & Peter Salovey (eds.) (1999). At Play in the Fields of Consciousness: Essays in Honor of Jerome L. Singer. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads2 ( #406,706 of 1,688,137 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #183,788 of 1,688,137 )
How can I increase my downloads?