Science and the Riddle of Consciousness

Science and the Riddle of Consciousness

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Consciousness has become a major topic of scientific interest, and dozens of books have been written in recent years to explain it, yet it still remains a mystery. Science and the Riddle of Consciousness explains why consciousness is a riddle for science, and demonstrates how this riddle can be solved. The questions examined in the book speak directly to neuroscientists, computer scientists, psychologists, and philosophers.4, 2 KEYS AND THE MANIFEST MODEL It is the sense a#39;s privilege to be the extreme boundof our perceiving. Montaigne (1580, p. ... the map user; and so on) . The key is not part of the map properly speaking, but an additional item that is required in order that the map function ... The key provides a reality interface, without which the map cannot make any meaningful contact with the world. Scientific maps and ... Consider, for instance, the scientific map of the DNA molecule. The familiaranbsp;...

Title:Science and the Riddle of Consciousness
Author:Jeffrey Foss
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2000-08-31


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