A guide to the state of consciousness studies. It presents the history of the philosophical relation between mind and matter, and covers the scientific attempts to explain consciousness in terms of neural mechanisms, cerebral computation and quantum mechanics. It also introduces readers to zombies, ghosts in machines and Schrodinger's cat.
David Papineau is Professor of Philosophy of Science at King's College London. Howard Selina is an acclaimed graphic artist.
An excellent book' * Ted Honderich *