The Explicit Animal

A Defence of Human Consciousness

  • Authors
  • Raymond┬áTallis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Raymond Tallis
    Pages 1-6
  3. Raymond Tallis
    Pages 7-17
  4. Raymond Tallis
    Pages 102-140
  5. Raymond Tallis
    Pages 141-160
  6. Raymond Tallis
    Pages 161-209
  7. Raymond Tallis
    Pages 210-250
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 251-297

About this book


Criticizes attempts to "biologize" consciousness by explaining its origin in evolutionary terms and identifying mental phenomena with brain processes, to "computerize" it by identifying mind with the supposed computational activity of the brain, and to eliminate it by denying the reality of qualia.


computer consciousness critique functionalism future knowledge mind perception philosophy

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