Daniel C. DennettWhat is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters to physicists, psychologists, and philosophers. This is Daniel C. Dennett's brilliant answer, extending perspectives from his earlier work in surprising directions, exploring the deep interactions of evolution, brains and human culture. Part philosophical whodunnit, part bold scientific conjecture, this landmark work enlarges themes that have sustained Dennett's career at the forefront of philosophical thought.
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Your complimentary articles. You can read four articles free per month. To have complete access to the thousands of philosophy articles on this site, please. In the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera interviewed Tufts philosophy professor Daniel Dennett about his work. It might not be the story you were expecting, and you may not like it, but Dennett hopes to convince you of it nonetheless. The book attempts to explain how our minds work, and how they came into existence. For Dennett, these two questions are intimately related.
From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds is a book about the origin of human consciousness by philosopher Daniel Dennett , in which the author makes a case for a materialist theory of mind,  arguing that consciousness is no more mysterious than gravity. Physician Harriet Hall reviewing the book for Skeptical Inquirer magazine, said that "Dennett is always worth reading, and this latest book distills his current thinking and all he has learned over the years". He discusses many "conundrums with facts and arguments from evolution and neuroscience". Hall suggests that this book is not for light reading, but well written, something you will need to think about as you ponder "how consciousness works and how it came about". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Skeptical Inquirer. Committee for Skeptical Inquier.
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