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The Resource Consciousness evolving, edited by James H. Fetzer

Consciousness evolving, edited by James H. Fetzer

Label
Consciousness evolving
Title
Consciousness evolving
Statement of responsibility
edited by James H. Fetzer
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of stimulating studies on the past, the present, and the future of consciousness, Consciousness Evolving contributes to understanding some of the most important conceptual problems of our time. The advent of the modern synthesis together with the human genome project affords a platform for considering what it is that makes humans distinctive. Beginning with an essay that accents the nature of the problem within a behavioristic framework and concluding with reflections on the prospects for a form of immortality through serial cloning, the chapters are divided into three sections, w
Member of
Dewey number
126
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fetzer, James H.
Series statement
Advances in consciousness research,
Series volume
v. 34
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consciousness
  • Evolution
  • Consciousness
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Consciousness evolving, edited by James H. Fetzer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue : Turing indistinguishability and the blind watchmaker / Stevan Harnad -- Part I: Natural consciousness -- Consciousness, adaptation and epiphenomenalism / Tom Polger, Owen Flanagan -- The function of consciousness / David Cole -- Sensations and grain processes / George Graham, Terry Horgan -- Part II: Special adaptations -- Evolution, consciousness, and the language of thought / James W. Garson -- Why did evolution engineer consciousness? / Selmer Bringsjord, Ron Noel -- Nothing without mind / Stephen Clark -- Part III: Artificial consciousness -- The emergence of grounded representations : The power and limits of sensory- motor coordination / Stefano Nolfi, Oraxio Miglino -- Ago Ergo Sum / Dario Floreano -- Evolving robot consciousness : The easy problems and the rest / Inman Harvey -- Epilogue : The future with cloning: On the possibility of serial immortality / Neil Tennant
Control code
ocm52715991
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 251 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027297907
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52715991
Label
Consciousness evolving, edited by James H. Fetzer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue : Turing indistinguishability and the blind watchmaker / Stevan Harnad -- Part I: Natural consciousness -- Consciousness, adaptation and epiphenomenalism / Tom Polger, Owen Flanagan -- The function of consciousness / David Cole -- Sensations and grain processes / George Graham, Terry Horgan -- Part II: Special adaptations -- Evolution, consciousness, and the language of thought / James W. Garson -- Why did evolution engineer consciousness? / Selmer Bringsjord, Ron Noel -- Nothing without mind / Stephen Clark -- Part III: Artificial consciousness -- The emergence of grounded representations : The power and limits of sensory- motor coordination / Stefano Nolfi, Oraxio Miglino -- Ago Ergo Sum / Dario Floreano -- Evolving robot consciousness : The easy problems and the rest / Inman Harvey -- Epilogue : The future with cloning: On the possibility of serial immortality / Neil Tennant
Control code
ocm52715991
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 251 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027297907
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52715991

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