A systematic and thorough interpretation of the philosophy of Daniel Dennett,his book is a tantalizing entree into the philosophy of mind. Manifestly, weuman beings are conscious, thinking, free and responsible agents. However,cience has revealed that we are also natural products of evolution, composedf simple biochemical components which are arranged in complexelf-maintaining configurations. How do these two aspects of humanityoincide? Tadeusz Zawidzki outlines Dennett's reconciliation of three majoromponents - thought, consciousness, and freedom of the will - with whatcience tells us about human nature. In the course of this exposition, theook highlights the important role that Darwinian thinking plays in Dennett'sroposed reconciliation, as well as his innovative proposals regarding thereality' of our consciousness and its attributes. An insightful introductiono Dennett's thought, this work will prove invaluable to interested readers,tudents, and scholars alike.