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Published: 02 January 2018

152 Pages | 25 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198794738

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Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Susan Blackmore

Very Short Introductions

  • A much-needed launch pad for the further exploration of this complicated, controversial, and unresolved issue
  • Challenges readers to reconsider key concepts such as personality, free will, and the soul
  • Combines the perspectives of philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience on the subject of consciousness
  • Considers new research in key areas such as the physiology of altered states of consciousness, and the construction of self in the brain
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series -- millions of copies sold worldwide