The Interstitial Pathways as the Substrate of Consciousness: A New Synthesis

  title={The Interstitial Pathways as the Substrate of Consciousness: A New Synthesis},
  author={Christopher W. Tyler},
  • C. Tyler
  • Published 31 October 2021
  • Biology
  • Entropy
This paper considers three classes of analyses of the nature of consciousness: abstract theories of the functional organization of consciousness, and concrete proposals as to the neural substrate of consciousness, while providing a rationale for contesting non-neural and transcendental conceptualizations of consciousness. It indicates that abstract theories of the dynamic core of consciousness have no force unless they are grounded in the physiology of the brain, since the organization of… 

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