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  • Galileo's Error – Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness
  • Philip Goff
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  • 06 October 2017
  • 9781846046018

10 thoughts on “Galileo's Error – Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness

  1. says:

    Very enjoyable popular science book on the nature of consciousness The author is a professional philosopher and a

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    Fairly introductory investigation of consciousness that argues against materialism or physicalism as commonly understood It argues

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    Consciousness is one of the deepe

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    Starts off well with a good description of past and present theories of consciousness but once panpsychism is introduced things start to go downhill Materialism is criticized because it cannot explain the ualitati

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    One would think that we are uite far off from getting to know consciousness that we are in the dark Nothing is further from the truth given the progress of neuroscience Sure we haven't cracked the code yet but th

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    ConsciousnessIs this based on my Experienceor some invisible force gives pressure to my brain to take actionor Is this just mere observer for my rational actionsbehaviorsHow Science going to help us for our philosophical ue

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    I really enjoyed reading this book and engaging with the arguments in it and it was a good and not overly partisan introduction to issues relating to consciousness However I disagreed with almost all aspects of the central argument of the book The author tries hard to distinguish himself from New Age philosophies but by the second last and most of all last chapter it becomes clear that underneath the philosoph

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    Hats off to any book that tries to bring very complex philosophical arguments down to non philosophy graduates and this book does a fairly good job of outlining dualism materialism and panpsychism I can understand why some would have liked to have seen of the deeper discussion and argument of those positions but that wasn’t the purpose of the book It or less does the job it set out to do but I would have liked it if i

  9. says:

    The first two sections are a very good read Goff explains consciousness as defined by various schools of thought and sets them against each other Dualism Materialism Illusionism Zombieism Phenomenal Concept Theory and Pan

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    The perennial paradox underlying this book consciousness is a vividly real subjective experience yet science cannot explain it Does that mean consciousness is an illusion produced by brain mechanics or that science’s self imposed parameters render it incapable of exploring some of the world’s realitiesGoff explores the history science philosophy and arguments of both answers which often fall into one of

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Galileo's Error – Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness

E issueExplaining how Galileo's flawed philosophy of nature created the 'problem' of consciousness in the first place Goff shows convincingly what we need to do to solve itControversial stimulating and ahead of its time Galileo's Error is an important step towards a complete vision of reality I really enjoyed reading this book and engaging with the arguments in it and it was a good and not overly partisan introduction to issues relating to consciousness However I disagreed wi

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Methods for investigating the brain will eventually produce an answerIn Galileo's Error Professor Philip Goff proposes a third way arguing both approaches are wrongheaded we struggle to explain consciousness because physical science as we currently conceive it is not designed to deal with th Starts off well with a good description of past and present theories of consciousness but once panpsychism is introduced things start to go downhill Materialism is criticized because it

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If we want a science of consciousness we will have to rethink what 'science' isUnderstanding how brains produce consciousness is one of the great scientific challenges of our age Some philosophers argue that the mystery is so deep it will never be solved Others believe our standard scientific Fairly introductory investigation of consciousness that argues against materialism or physicalism as commonly understood It argues for panpsychism through the neutral monist route develo


About the Author: Philip Goff

University of Liverpool UK