Actual Consciousness by Ted Honderich

Reviewed by
April 2015, no. 370
Janna Thompson reviews 'Actual Consciousness' by Ted Honderich

Actual Consciousness

by Ted Honderich

Oxford University Press, $46.95 hb, 432 pp, 9780198714385

Actual Consciousness by Ted Honderich

Reviewed by
April 2015, no. 370

Our perceptual world is rich in colour and sound. We think and imagine. We experience repugnance and longing. Meanwhile, in our brains neurons are firing and chemical reactions are taking place. Conscious experience and brain events are obviously related. Reputable Australian philosophers insist that they are one and the same. But how can events with such different qualities fit together?

Janna Thompson reviews 'Actual Consciousness' by Ted Honderich

Actual Consciousness

by Ted Honderich

Oxford University Press, $46.95 hb, 432 pp, 9780198714385

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