Consciousness and Cognitive Access

Document Type: 
Article
Article Type: 
Theoretical
Disciplines: 
Philosophy
Topics: 
Theory of Consciousness
Deposited by: 
Ned Block
Contact email: 
ned.block@nyu.edu
Date of Issue: 
2008
Authors: 
Ned Block
Journal/Publication Title: 
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society
Volume: 
108
Issue Number: 
1
Page Range: 
289-317
Number of Pages: 
27
Publisher: 
Aristotelian Society
Place of Publication: 
London
Official URL: 
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/121489070/abstract
Publish status: 
Published
Abstract: 
This article concerns the interplay between two issues that involve both philosophy and neuroscience: whether the content of phenomenal consciousness is 'rich' or 'sparse', whether phenomenal consciousness goes beyond cognitive access, and how it would be possible for there to be evidence one way or the other.
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