Consciousness: the Achilles Heel of Darwinism?

Document Type: 
Book Chapter
Article Type: 
Theoretical
Disciplines: 
Philosophy
Topics: 
Theory of Consciousness
Keywords: 
hard problem, consciousness, evolution, creationism, Paley, Wallace, Darwin
Deposited by: 
Professor Nicholas Humphrey
Date of Issue: 
2006
Authors: 
Nicholas Humphrey
Title of Book: 
Intelligent Thought: Science versus the Intelligent Design Movement
Page Range: 
50-64
Publisher: 
Vintage
Place of Publication: 
New York
Alternative URL: 
http://www.humphrey.org.uk/papers/2006Consciousness.pdf
Abstract: 
Unless and until we can explain the evolution of consciousness by natural selection, Darwinism wil not have won the battle against creationism. This essay discusses how serious the problem is -- and proposes a solution.
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