The Conscious Mind (#H230)
Philosopher David Chalmers points out that most modern attempts to explain consciousness fail to address the fundamental problem of subjective experience--i.e., what it is like to be conscious. He argues for a "naturalistic dualism" in which non-physical consciousness is viewed as a fundamental aspect of nature.
David Chalmers, Ph.D., is professor of philosophy at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is author of The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental
|"We've actually made much more progress understanding such distant phenomena as sub-atomic particles or distant stars . . . then we have understanding our own consciousness."|