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Dennett's writing, while always serious, is never solemn; who would have thought that combining philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience could be such fun? Not every reader will be convinced that Dennett has succeeded in explaining consciousness; many will feel that his account fails to capture essential features of conscious experience. But none will want to deny that the attempt was well worth making. --Glenn Branch
conscousness can,t be exlained nor lockated.when you are consciouse that you are unconsciouse then there is conscousness with not begining nor end,no measurable!Published 2 months ago by sava mitrovich
As expected from a Dennett book, once you commence you better pack your intellectual suitcase and prepare for a journey. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mike Morgenstein
The author lives up to his reputation as one of the most provocative modern philosophers. The book makes one question one's own concepts about self, & leaves one wanting to explore... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ken Feltham
If you're looking for hard science or rigorous philosophy, you won't find much of that here. The majority of this book is a highly speculative sciency-philosophical mixture,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Andrew Slabchuck
I don't think it really explains the consciousness it is more like impossibility of explaining consciousness. I might be wrong. Read morePublished 8 months ago by CW
Tiresome and filled with circular arguments, arguing against strawmen, and unsupported assertions, with lots of fluff to make the lack of solid arguments less noticeable. Read morePublished 9 months ago by E. cohen