Consciousness Explained by Daniel C. DennettConsciousness Explained by Daniel C. Dennett

Consciousness Explained

byDaniel C. Dennett

Paperback | October 20, 1992

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"Brilliant...as audacious as its title....Mr. Dennett's exposition is nothing short of brilliant." --George Johnson, New York Times Book Review

Consciousness Explained is a a full-scale exploration of human consciousness. In this landmark book, Daniel Dennett refutes the traditional, commonsense theory of consciousness and presents a new model, based on a wealth of information from the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and artificial intelligence. Our current theories about conscious life-of people, animal, even robots--are transformed by the new perspectives found in this book.
Born in Boston in 1942, Daniel Clement Dennett explores the philosophical links between mind and brain. His first book, Content and Consciousness (1969) was one of the earliest to examine this issue. It is one that he expands on in his other books, including Consciousness Explained (1991), where he uses philosophical "materialism" to e...
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Title:Consciousness ExplainedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.38 inPublished:October 20, 1992Publisher:Little, Brown And Company

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ISBN - 10:0316180661

ISBN - 13:9780316180665

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great place to start Dennett is easily accessible, concise, and is a great place to start when looking into philosophy, consciousness and Darwinian evolution. I highly recommend this read
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What A Mish-Mash! If this is consciousness explained, I would hate to see what consciousness looked like in its pre-explained state. I have never read a book so all-over-the-place with absolutely no cohesion . If you would like to experience what it is like to go on a long journey without ever reaching your destination I would suggest this book. Consciousness Explained , doesn't really explain much of anything!
Date published: 2006-02-01