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Access Consciousness

  • By: Christian Beenfeldt
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Consciousness, according to the American philosopher Ned Block, is a “mongrel” concept—a conglomeration that picks out a number of very different mental properties that are nevertheless treated as undivided and denoted by a univocal concept. Access ...