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By Antony Latham

Do you will have a soul? This e-book explores the relevant philosophical positions taken at the brain from the impact of Descartes within the 17th century to the current day. It demanding situations the existing trust that every one we're is topic. whereas neuroscience advances, awareness defies aid to the actual. via learning the arguments over what brain is, Dr Antony Latham involves the realization that materialism fails to supply solutions. This has huge, immense implications from which we will infer a lot approximately our importance as folks, even if we've free-will, no matter if man made intelligence should be wakeful and even if there's life except the physique. the typical trust non-material brain couldn't act causally at the mind is challenged, as is the preferred view that awareness is just the results of actual mind tactics, no matter if heavily correlated with them.

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