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The wonder of consciousness

Harold L. Langsam

The wonder of consciousness

understanding the mind through philosophical reflection

by Harold L. Langsam

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consciousness

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-226) and index.

    StatementHarold Langsam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB808.9 .L36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25074839M
    ISBN 109780262015851
    LC Control Number2010045903


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In this book, Harold Langsam argues that consciousness is intelligible—that there are substantive facts about consciousness that can be known a priori—and that it is the intelligibility of consciousness that is the source of its wonder. The Wonder of Consciousness: Understanding the Mind through Philosophical Reflection.

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