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"For all that Chalmers offers us his magnificent, mammoth and challenging tour de force, there are many conservative strands in his thought that warrant serious challenge. The first step is to get to know his arguments in detail -- and there is no better place to start than with this book."--Daniel D. Hutto, Philosophy
David J. Chalmers is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Consciousness at Australian National University and New York University. He is the author of The Conscious Mind, Philosophy of Mind: Classic and Contemporary Readings, and editor of the OUP series Philosophy of Mind.
I can't provide a review as I've not yet read the book. The remaining contents of this page reinforce a fear I've had. Read morePublished 7 months ago by George Henry Wills
Chalmers is one of a very few scholarly writers who has devoted himself to the "philosophy" of consciousness, where most writers are more inclined to relate consciousness... Read morePublished 17 months ago by David
Chalmers is still stuck trying to define consciousness (which is the perceptions by the first person singular)
with analytic philosophy-- see below
The death of... Read more
not at all what I had expected or hoped for. Too many details .. not enough overall picture. Passed it on or threw it away.Published on February 13, 2013 by Zonda J Mercer
Chalmers is a refreshing voice among the clatter and silliness of many would-be philosophers of mind and consciousness, many such as Daniel Dennett who seem to think they know more... Read morePublished on July 30, 2012 by John Powell
How can a reader consider a book a *must* and still acknowledge that he (me...) did not like it? Read more
I am an authour researching on the conflicts / reconciliations between science and theology - mainly Christian. Read morePublished on June 25, 2011 by Godwin Fernando