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Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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Description for Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Paperback. Some of our most burning questions surround consciousness: What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Is consciousness itself an illusion? The rapid rate of developments in brain science continues to open up debate on these issues. This book clarifies the complex arguments and illuminates the major theories on consciousness. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, 25 black and white images. BIC Classification: HPM; JMR; JMS; JMT; PSC. Dimension: 174 x 111. .
Consciousness, 'the last great mystery for science', remains a hot topic. How can a physical brain create our experience of the world? What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Could consciousness itself be an illusion? Exciting new developments in brain science are continuing the debates on these issues, and the field has now expanded to include biologists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and philosophers. This controversial book clarifies the potentially confusing arguments, and the major theories, whilst also outlining the amazing pace of discoveries in neuroscience. Covering areas such as the construction of self in the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Series
Very Short Introductions
Condition
New
Number of Pages
168
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780198794738
SKU
V9780198794738
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About Blackmore, Susan
Susan Blackmore is a psychologist, writer, and Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth. Her research ranges through out-of-body experiences and claims of the paranormal to minds, memes, and the mysteries of consciousness and free will. She is a TED lecturer, blogs for the Guardian and Psychology Today, and frequently appears on radio and TV. Her books include The Meme ... Read more

Reviews for Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Fascinating.
Jonathan Cowie, Science Fact & Science Fiction Concatenation

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