Are we explaining consciousness yet?

@article{Dennett2001AreWE,
  title={Are we explaining consciousness yet?},
  author={D. Dennett},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2001},
  volume={79},
  pages={221-237}
}
  • D. Dennett
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognition
  • Theorists are converging from quite different quarters on a version of the global neuronal workspace model of consciousness, but there are residual confusions to be dissolved. In particular, theorists must resist the temptation to see global accessibility as the cause of consciousness (as if consciousness were some other, further condition); rather, it is consciousness. A useful metaphor for keeping this elusive idea in focus is that consciousness is rather like fame in the brain. It is not a… CONTINUE READING
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