Searle on consciousness

Philosopher Prof. John Searle lays out the case for studying human consciousness — and systematically shoots down some of the common objections to taking it seriously. As we learn more about the brain processes that cause awareness, accepting that consciousness is a biological phenomenon is an important first step. And no, he says, consciousness is not a massive computer simulation. (Filmed at TEDxCERN.)

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December 19, 2014 · 7:29 am

2 responses to “Searle on consciousness

  1. Yes, I think that John Searle is one of the best contemporary philosophers.

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  2. Steve Exton

    Very interesting talk. The Logical Place is a brilliant place to visit:much learning takes place.

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