What's wrong with the philosophy of mind; the recent history of materialism - the same mistake over and over, appendix - is there a problem about folk psychology?; breaking the hold - silicon brains, conscious robots, and other minds; consciousness and its place in nature; reductionism and the irreducibility of consciousness; the structure of consciousness - an introduction; the unconscious and its relation to consciousness; consciousness, intentionality and the background; the critique of cognitive reason; the proper study.
This is as entertaining as serious philosophy gets. -- Theodore Roszak New Scientist The computationalists have probably never had such a powerful challenge as this book. -- Anthony Gottlieb New York Times Book Review
John R. Searle is Mills Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Language at the University of California, Berkeley.
"This is as entertaining as serious philosophy gets." Theodore Roszak, New Scientist "The computationalists have probably never had such a powerful challenge as this book." Anthony Gottlieb, New York Times Book Review