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A Place for Consciousness: Probing the Deep Structure of the Natural World

Gregg H. Rosenberg


What place does consciousness have in the natural world? If we reject materialism, could there even be a credible alternative? In this book, the author addresses the causal role of consciousness in the world from an anti-physicalist perspective. Introducing a new paradigm called Liberal Naturalism, he offers a profound framework that proposes a deep link between consciousness and causation. Using this framework, he undercuts the logic of the historical debate and deflates the question of causality that physicalists have long been posing to anti-physicalists. Ultimately, he gives consciousness ... More

Keywords: consciousness, materialism, causal role, causation, causality, Liberal Naturalism, physicalists, anti-physicalists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195168143
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168143.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gregg H. Rosenberg, author
University of Georgia