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Well written. The finest book I've found about what consciousness is. He challenges conventional theories and investigations that are fruitless.
Second only to William James.
The traditoinal model of consciousness (a bit oversimplified) has it that we experience the world, our senses pass along information to the brain, and the brain creates... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kevin Currie-Knight
the author makes some eloquent arguments about how to understand the brain
and its relation with consciousness. Read more
Easy read, but very stimulating book. Extending the work of ecological psychology.Published 9 months ago by Anonymous
This is a very intriguing book. The idea that consciousness, while crucially depending on the brain, is neither equal to the brain nor strictly located there, is really useful. Read morePublished 10 months ago by David Blood-Deschamps
Was a Gift,, but I ordered a copy for myself as well.
My friend already read it, but I am still In beginning few chapters.
Alva Noë is one of the sharpest philosophers of mind working in the "enactivist" framework: his *Action in Perception* took the fight against 'materialist Cartesianism'... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jeffrey Rubard
Full of good ideas! This material, though published in 2009 is just now beginning to capture the wide attention it deserves. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Tim Holmes