Ten Problems of Consciousness

Ten Problems of Consciousness : A Representational Theory of the Phenomenal Mind

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"A fascinating account of the phenomenal aspects of consciousness. Clearly written, philosophically sophisticated, and scientifically informed..Tye's book develops a persuasive and, in many respects, original argument for the view that the qualitative side of our mental life is representational in nature." -- Fred Dretske, Stanford University Can neurophysiology ever reveal to us what it is like to smell a skunk or to experience pain? In what does the feeling of happiness consist? How is it that changes in the white and gray matter composing our brains generate subjective sensations and feelings?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 15mm | 431g
  • Bradford Books
  • Massachusetts, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0262700646
  • 9780262700641
  • 1,956,291

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"A fascinating account of the phenomenal aspects of consciousness. Clearly written, philosophically sophisticated, and scientifically informed..Tye's book develops a persuasive and, in many respects, original argument for the view that the qualitative side of our mental life is representational in nature."--Fred Dretske, Stanford University
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About Michael Tye

Michael Tye is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Ten Problems of Consciousness (1995), Consciousness, Color, and Content (2000), and Consciousness and Persons (2003), all published by the MIT Press.
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