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The Varieties of Consciousness

Uriah Kriegel

Abstract

Recent work on consciousness has featured a number of debates on the existence and character of controversial types of phenomenal experience. Perhaps the best-known is the debate over the existence of a sui generis, irreducible cognitive phenomenology—a phenomenology proper to thought. Another concerns the existence of a sui generis phenomenology of agency. Such debates bring up a more general question: how many types of sui generis, irreducible, basic, primitive phenomenology do we have to posit to just be able to describe the stream of consciousness? This book offers a general attempt to ans ... More

Keywords: consciousness, phenomenology, phenomenal character, thought, propositional attitudes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199846122
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846122.001.0001

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Uriah Kriegel, author

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