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Consciousness, philosophy: The experience of differences along with a knowledge about alternatives as opposed to purely automatic responses. See also intentionality, identity theory, other minds.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Pauen I 20
Consciousness/Pauen: can be considered as a property. A property of conditions that can also occur without exemplifying this property:
I 21
Problem: there is nothing that could be "something like" consciousness, so that you always have to rely on the property itself, if you want to define it.
I 213
Perception/self-consciousness/Computer/Pauen: a computer that wanted to perceive itself might try to scan its parts - even if it had consciousness, it could not (using his only sense organs) in this way notice his own consciousness.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Pauen I
M. Pauen
Grundprobleme der Philosophie des Geistes Frankfurt 2001


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