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Description - Brainstorms by Daniel C. Dennett

This collection of 17 essays by the author offers a comprehensive theory of mind, encompassing traditional issues of consciousness and free will. Using careful arguments and ingenious thought-experiments, the author exposes familiar preconceptions and hobbling institutions.This collection of 17 essays by the author offers a comprehensive theory of mind, encompassing traditional issues of consciousness and free will. Using careful arguments and ingenious thought-experiments, the author exposes familiar preconceptions and hobbling institutions. The essays are grouped into four sections: Intentional Explanation and Attributions of Mentality; The Nature of Theory in Psychology; Objects of Consciousness and the Nature of Experience; and Free Will and Personhood.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780262540377
ISBN-10: 0262540371
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 150mm x 23mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1980
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Daniel C. Dennett

Daniel C. Dennett is University Professor Codirector of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. He is the author of Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds; Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness; Elbow Room: T he Varieties of Free Will Worth Wanting; Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness (all published by the MIT Press), From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Mind, and other books.

Books By Daniel C. Dennett

Brainstorms by Daniel C. Dennett
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