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Richard Lipkin --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Into this fray ridesonce again the tireless figure of Daniel Dennett...whose new book, Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness is a collection of essays devoted mainly to identifying and pummeling those diehard intuitions that he believes, rightly, still obstruct the progress of cognitive neuroscience.(The New Scientist)
In characteristically playful mode, Darwinian fundamentalist Daniel Dennett turns his opposition's arguments against them in a masterful display of philosophical judo...He is on his way to becoming the Herbert Spencer of our age, the man of ideas who can bridge radition and science, giving us a sense of how it is that the robot in the mirror is really us.(One of the 100 Most Influential Books of 2005 The Globe and Mail)
Sweet Dreams is the 2005 addendum to Dennett's philosophical arguments against mental vitalism. In it, he again takes aim at "zombies" - those philosophical thought experiments... Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by Ideophile
I feel like this work is a summation and a review of Dennett's work. It's not readily available to those who are not already familiar with common problems in the philosophy of... Read morePublished on June 21, 2009 by Banapana
Dennett came as a huge and surprising disappointment to me. For years I had thought (and feared... Read more
This was certainly not his best book - a rather imperfectly thrown-together collection of material, and in need of some editing. Read morePublished on March 13, 2006 by TheNothingNihilates
The author fancies himself a Copernicus, by, similarly to the reversal of the notion that the sun revolves around the earth, rendering the notion of consciousness an "illusion"... Read morePublished on February 7, 2006 by Paul Vjecsner
My hope was that this series of lectures, which were partially reworked for the text, would present a more cohesive, sequential,less redundant, discourse on the issues. Read morePublished on August 13, 2005 by Stephen Kellogg