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The Puzzle of the Mind

Daniel C. Dennett, Tufts University
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Daniel C. Dennett, the author of Consciousness Explained (Little, Brown 1991), is a Distinguished Arts and Sciences Professor and Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. His first book, Content and Consciousness, appeared in 1969, followed by Brainstorms (1978), Elbow Room (1984), and The Intentional Stance. He co-edited The Mind's I with Douglas Hofstadter in 1981. He is the author of over a hundred scholarly articles on various aspects of the mind, published in journals ranging from Artificial Intelligence and Behavioral and Brain Sciences to Poetics Today and the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1987. He is the Chairman of the Loebner Prize Committee, which conducts the Annual Turing Test competitions for establishing intelligent thinking by computer programs.



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