The Shadow of Consciousness: A Little Less Wrong

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Mar 16, 2015 - Philosophy - 186 pages
In the latter part of the twentieth century, leading scientists and philosophers embarked on a remarkable venture into one of the last dark places on the intellectual map: the problem of consciousness. The quest proved more difficult than the venturers had hoped: in different ways and in different places they ran into unexpected obstacles. The dragon of consciousness seemed unslayable. Now Peter Hankins, author of the popular Conscious Entities blpg, has written this intriguing account of what went wrong, to shed light on the problems and suggest new ways forward.

About the author (2015)

Peter Hankins' witty and readable articles about consciousness and the problems of the mind have become popular on his blog and elsewhere, with both academic and general readers, as well as the commuters who look over his shoulder on the morning train into London.

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