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Consciousness and the Unconscious

  • By: Neil C. Manson
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The distinction between conscious and unconscious mind has long exercised philosophers and psychologists. This entry begins by clarifying what unconscious mind is and then examines what kinds of unconscious mental states human beings have. After noting that some philosophers ...