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Published: 26 October 2006

288 Pages | halftones


ISBN: 9780192806239

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Conversations on Consciousness

Susan Blackmore

  • Tackles central questions such as: What is consciousness? How does neuron activity produce our rich experience of the world? Do we have free will?
  • Includes thought-provoking discussions with Daniel Dennett, John Searle, David Chalmers, V. Ramachandran, Francis Crick (in his last interview) and Roger Penrose, amongst others.
  • Provides an accessible and readable introduction to their ideas, and to the central scientific and philosophical challenges involved in understanding the nature of mind.
  • A personal, conversational read, with text enhanced by specially commissioned caricatures.