Chapter 17. The Hard Problem of Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. David Chalmers

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch18

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Chalmers, D. (2007) The Hard Problem of Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • hard problem;
  • mental state;
  • cognitive science;
  • theory;
  • case studies

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Easy Problems and the Hard Problem

  • Functional Explanation

  • Some Case Studies

  • The Extra Ingredient