Consciousness

Authors: 
R. J. Aumann
Abstract: 

Consciousness is the last great frontier of science. Here we discuss what it is, how it differs fundamentally from other scientific phenomena, what adaptive function it serves, and the difficulties in trying to explain how it works. The emphasis is on the adaptive function.

Date: 
May, 2005
Published in: 
in Life as We Know It, edited by J. Seckbach, Springer (2006), 555-564
Number: 
391