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This video is a special release from the original Thinking Allowed series that ran on public television from 1986 until 2002. It was recorded in about 1996. 

The “Hard Problem” of ConsciousnesswithDavid Chalmers

David Chalmers, Ph.D., is a former professor of philosophy at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is author of The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory. Here he points out that most modern attempts to explain consciousness fail to address the fundamental problem of subjective experience — i.e., what it is like to be consciousness. Theories of perception, cognition, information processing, [...]