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Thu, 23 May

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Room 243

Michael Tye (Texas) The Eleventh Problem of Consciousness (and How to Solve It)

Time & Location

23 May 2019, 16:00 – 17:00

Room 243, Senate House, London WC1B, UK

Abstract

​There are strong reasons for holding that consciousness is a sharp phenomenon and that it appeared on the scene suddenly. There are also strong reasons for holding that consciousness is vague and that it emerged gradually like life. Both views cannot be correct. This is the eleventh problem of consciousness.

'The Eleventh Problem of Consciousness (and How to Solve It)'

​There are strong reasons for holding that consciousness is a sharp phenomenon and that it appeared on the scene suddenly. There are also strong reasons for holding that consciousness is vague and that it emerged gradually like life. Both views cannot be correct. This is the eleventh problem of consciousness.

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