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I introduced the hard problem as an explanatory problem – the problem of explaining how consciousness arises. But it can also be presented as a metaphysical problem – the problem of saying what kind of phenomenon consciousness is, and, more specifically, whether it is a physical one. In this section I shall say something about this aspect of the hard problem and its relation to the explanatory one.
The terms ‘physical’ and ‘physicalism’ (the view that everything is ph
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These resources support a module on Understanding Professional Development. They focus on Professional Development Planning.The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
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These slides support a module Reflecting on Professional Development and look at personal development planning. The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
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Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! During your travels through Spanish-speaking Latin America, you’re staying with a family in the Andes Mountains in Peru. They’ve taken you on tours and introduced you to their nearby family members and pets. You find out they raise guinea pigs, and you tell them you had a guinea pig named Sally [...]
Emergency Procedures, Concordia University, Montreal, 2011
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CETL - All Adjunct Day 2011 Part 1
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2011 Snow camp
Molecular Principles of Biomaterials, Spring 2003
Analysis and design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with biological systems, including biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Topics include molecular interactions between bio- and synthetic molecules and surfaces; design, synthesis, and processing approaches for materials that control cell functions; and application of state-of-the-art materials science to problems in tissue engineering, drug delivery, biosensors, and cell-guiding surfaces.