The Higher Order Approach to Consciousness is Defunct

Document Type: 
Article
Article Type: 
Theoretical
Disciplines: 
Philosophy
Topics: 
Theory of Consciousness
Keywords: 
HOT, Higher order, Higher order theory of consciousness, consciousness, same-order theory of consciousness
Deposited by: 
Ned Block
Contact email: 
ned.block@nyu.edu
Date of Issue: 
2011
Authors: 
Block, Ned
Journal/Publication Title: 
Analysis
Issue Number: 
71, 3
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication: 
Oxford
Official URL: 
http://analysis.oxfordjournals.org/
Alternative URL: 
http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/philo/faculty/block/papers/HOPHOT.pdf
Publish status: 
Unpublished
Abstract: 

Argues that there is a well-known objection to the higher order approach to consciousness that, with a slight twist, is fatal.

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