Natural Fabrications: Science, Emergence and Consciousness

Natural Fabrications: Science, Emergence and Consciousness

by William Seager


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642435218
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 09/19/2014
Series: The Frontiers Collection
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

William Seager is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He has written extensively on the problem of consciousness and its relation to the physical world. His publications include the books “Metaphysics of Consciousness” and “Theories of Consciousness”, many journal articles, book chapters and reviews.

Table of Contents

The Scientific Picture of the World.- Looking Out.- Looking In.- Consciousness in the Brain.- Emergence and Consciousness.- Emergence and Cellular Automata.- Against Radical Emergence.- Emergence and Supervenience.- Generalized Epiphenomenalism.- The Paradox of Consciousness.- Embracing the Mystery.

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