Introducing consciousness
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  • 2011-06-23T10:46:00.000Z
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  • What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This free course, Introducing consciousness, will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties consciousness presents to science and philosophy.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/introducing-consciousness/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 23 Jun 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/introducing-consciousness/content-section-0">Introducing consciousness</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • <p>Consciousness is at once the most important and most baffling aspect of the mind. It is the very heart of our existence yet it is extraordinarily difficult to describe and explain. This unit introduces consciousness, and the &#x2018;hard problem’ it presents for a science of the mind.</p><p>This study unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course AA308 <i>Thought and experience</i>: <i>themes in the philosophy of mind,</i> which is no longer taught by the University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/qualification/arts-and-humanities/index.htm"><b>subject area.</b></a></span></p>
  • <p>Consciousness is at once the most important and most baffling aspect of the mind. It is the very heart of our existence yet it is extraordinarily difficult to describe and explain. This course introduces consciousness, and the &#x2018;hard problem’ it presents for a science of the mind.</p><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 3 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/arts-and-humanities?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">Arts and Humanities</a></span>.</p>
  • What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This free course, Introducing consciousness, will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties consciousness presents to science and philosophy.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/introducing-consciousness/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/introducing-consciousness/content-section-0">Introducing consciousness</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This unit will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties consciousness presents to science and philosophy.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/introducing-consciousness/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 23 Jun 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/introducing-consciousness/content-section-0">Introducing consciousness</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011