Introducing Consciousness (Paperback)

A Graphic Guide (Introducing (Icon Books))

By David Papineau, Howard Selina (Illustrator)

Icon Books, 9781848311718, 175pp.

Publication Date: December 21, 2010

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Description

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 Selina studied 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 series titles on Evolution and Consciousness.