The Conscious Mind
In Search of a Fundamental Theory
Writing in an accessible yet thought-provoking style, philosopher David Chalmers takes readers on a far-reaching tour through the philosophical ramifications of consciousness, presenting thoughtful discussions on topics as diverse as artificial intelligence and the interpretation of quantum mechanics.
David J. Chalmers is a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His article "The Puzzle of Conscious Experience" appeared in the December 1995 issue of Scientific American.