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The nature of consciousness

Mark Rowlands

The nature of consciousness

by Mark Rowlands

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consciousness

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Rowlands
    ContributionsNetLibrary, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB808.9 .R69 2001eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Paginationix, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25579800M
    ISBN 100511016573
    OCLC/WorldCa51209306

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Our world culture is founded on the belief that consciousness is derived from matter, giving rise to the materialistic assumption that informs almost every aspect of our lives and is the root cause of the suffering within individuals, the conflicts between communities and nations, and the degradation of our.

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But this is. Consciousness at its simplest is "awareness or sentience of internal or external existence". Despite centuries of analyses, definitions, explanations and debates by philosophers and scientists, consciousness remains puzzling and controversial, being "at once the most familiar and most mysterious aspect of our lives".

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In twentieth-century philosophy, this dilemma is posed most acutely in C. D. .