Introducing Consciousness

Introducing Consciousness Cover

Introducing Consciousness

A Graphic Guide

By David Papineau; Howard Selina (Illustrator)

Totem Books, Paperback, 9781848311718, 175pp.

Publication Date: December 21, 2010


Introducing Consciousness starts with the problem of the philosophical relation between mind and matter, explains the historical origins of this problem, and traces different scientific attempts to explain consciousness. Along the way, readers will be introduced to zombies and Chinese Rooms, ghosts in machines and Schrodinger's cat.

About the Author
David Papineau: Professor David Papineau is a Professor of Philosophy at Kings College London. Howard Selina: Howard Selinastudied painting at St. Martin's School of Art and the Royal Academy in London, where he now lives and works. He has also illustrated Introducing seriestitles on Evolution and Consciousness. "