In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence by Donald Oakley
Approx. 299,800 words.
Published on September 2, 2012.
Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology.
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.