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Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness

Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness Book Reviews / Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 39 (2008) 111–139 115 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/156916208X311665 Zelazo, P. D., Moscovitch, M., & Th ompson, E. Eds. (2007). Cambridge Hand- book of Consciousness . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Reviewed by : Roger Frie, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Th e problem of consciousness was once considered to be the select purview of phenomenologists and psychoanalysts. Over the past two decades it has become a focus of scientific investigation. Not only is the study of consciousness burgeoning across disciplines, it seems to be continually spawning new sub-disciplines. Given this fact, Th e Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness is a timely and welcome guide to this fascinating, complex, and admittedly vast topic. Th is is a remarkable book in many respects. What makes it stand out is not only its girth (weighing in 981 pages), but its sheer breadth and depth. Indeed, the editors are to be congratulated in bringing together many, often disparate approaches to the issue of consciousness. Th is enables the reader, whether novice or expert, to the grasp the astonishing range of research and scholarship that is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Phenomenological Psychology Brill

Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness

Journal of Phenomenological Psychology , Volume 39 (1): 115 – Jan 1, 2008

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Publisher
Brill
Copyright
© 2008 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0047-2662
eISSN
1569-1624
DOI
10.1163/156916208X311665
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Book Reviews / Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 39 (2008) 111–139 115 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/156916208X311665 Zelazo, P. D., Moscovitch, M., & Th ompson, E. Eds. (2007). Cambridge Hand- book of Consciousness . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Reviewed by : Roger Frie, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Th e problem of consciousness was once considered to be the select purview of phenomenologists and psychoanalysts. Over the past two decades it has become a focus of scientific investigation. Not only is the study of consciousness burgeoning across disciplines, it seems to be continually spawning new sub-disciplines. Given this fact, Th e Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness is a timely and welcome guide to this fascinating, complex, and admittedly vast topic. Th is is a remarkable book in many respects. What makes it stand out is not only its girth (weighing in 981 pages), but its sheer breadth and depth. Indeed, the editors are to be congratulated in bringing together many, often disparate approaches to the issue of consciousness. Th is enables the reader, whether novice or expert, to the grasp the astonishing range of research and scholarship that is

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Published: Jan 1, 2008

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