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These approaches are debated in Consciousness and Human Identity by leading figures from such diverse fields as psychology, philosophy, neuroscience, cognitive science, theology, and artificial intelligence. Each contributor brings the insights of their field of study to the debate.
Contributors include John Searle, Margaret Boden, Steven Rose, and Olaf Sporns. John Cornwell, the editor, is the former features editor of the Observer, a frequent contributor to the Sunday Times, and currently runs The Science and Human Dimension Project at Jesus College. The project's aims is to stimulate debate between science and the arts and humanities.
|List of contributors|
|1||Consciousness and human identity: an interdisciplinary perspective||1|
|2||How to study consciousness scientifically||21|
|3||Biological variability and brain function||38|
|4||Consciousness - the interface between affect and cognition||57|
|5||The rise of neurogenetic determinism||86|
|6||Artificial intelligence and human identity||101|
|7||Quantum curiosities of psychophysics||122|
|8||Putting ourselves together again||160|
|9||Towards a theology of consciousness||178|
|11||Binding the mind||212|