Methodological Encounters with the Phenomenal Kind

  title={Methodological Encounters with the Phenomenal Kind},
  author={Nicholas Shea},
  booktitle={Philosophy and phenomenological research},
  • Nicholas Shea
  • Published 2012 in Philosophy and phenomenological research
Block's well-known distinction between phenomenal consciousness and access consciousness has generated a large philosophical literature about putative conceptual connections between the two. The scientific literature about whether they come apart in any actual cases is rather smaller. Empirical evidence gathered to date has not settled the issue. Some put this down to a fundamental methodological obstacle to the empirical study of the relation between phenomenal consciousness and access… CONTINUE READING
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