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e-Kick-Scooters in Lisbon Rock!
Was ist Lissabon im Sommer? Hund in der Metro kein Problem, Hund in der Tram schon - so mussten wir ...
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SF Fandom: "Astounding John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction" by Alec Nevala-Lee
If you're into stuff like this, you can read the full review."In 1963, Asimov argued that science fi...
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2018: My Reading Year in Review
A long time ago, and as a form of self-imposed discipline, I decided to keep a list of the books I s...
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Life Is but a Dream: "Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain" by António R. Damásio
(Original Review, 1994-11-17)Dave Chalmers did a great job of making consciousness popular but his o...
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Self-Reflection: "Thumps - Reviews and Essays 2016" by MySelfie
NB: I’m the author of this book. And this is not a review. So don’t you start huffing and puffing ab...
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"Brain Wars: The Scientific Battle Over the Existence of the Mind" by Mario Beauregard
(Original Review, 2012-04-30)I have recently read books by Dr. Mario Beauregard and Dr. Rupert Sheld...
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Magic Pixies: "The Character of Consciousness" by David J. Chalmers
(Original Review, 2010-10-30)Is the assumption that brains are "just magic" - unlike kidneys or sple...
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Universal Machine: "The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness" by António R. Damásio
(Original Review, 2000-10-15)I don't agree that it is as big mystery as pointed out elsewhere in ano...
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SallyAnne Test: "Self Comes to Mind - Constructing the Conscious Brain" by António R. Damásio
(Original Review, 2010-11-15)I think that if you look at the internet and the World Wide Web it give...
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Icing on the Cake: "Consciousness Explained" by Daniel C. Dennett
(Original Review, 1992-10-25)I feel uncoupled.Who knows for certain: their inner experience of sight...
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