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Conscious : a brief guide to the fundamental mystery of the mind / Annaka Harris.

Harris, Annaka, (author.).
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  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 153 HAR (Text) 37521530930454 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 09/13/2019
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 153 HAR (Text) 36626104058565 2nd Floor New Adult Checked out 09/30/2019
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 153 HARRIS (Text) 34330513371998 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 153 HAR (Text) 30032010757802 NEW ADULT Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 153 HARRIS (Text) 33946003558017 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 10/01/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062906712
  • ISBN: 9780062906717
  • Physical Description: 130 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A mystery hiding in plain sight -- Intuitions and illusions -- Is consciousness free? -- Along for the ride -- Who are we? -- Is consciousness everywhere? -- Beyond panpsychism -- Consciousness and time.
Summary, etc.:
"What is consciousness? How does it arise? And why does it exist? We take our experience of being in the world for granted. But the very existence of consciousness raises profound questions: Why would any collection of matter in the universe be conscious? How are we able to think about this? And why should we? /In this wonderfully accessible book, Annaka Harris guides us through the evolving definitions, philosophies, and scientific findings that probe our limited understanding of consciousness. Where does it reside, and what gives rise to it? Could it be an illusion, or a universal property of all matter? As we try to understand consciousness, we must grapple with how to define it and, in the age of artificial intelligence, who or what might possess it. /Conscious offers lively and challenging arguments that alter our ideas about consciousness--allowing us to think freely about it for ourselves, if indeed we can." -- book jacket.
Subject: Consciousness.
Cognitive neuroscience.

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