|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._____________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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Consciousness/Lanier: You can claim that consciousness is an illusion, but by definition consciousness is exactly what is not reduced when it is an illusion.
Time/consciousness/Lanier: Consciousness is anchored in time, because we cannot experience the lack of time. We have no way of defining a single present moment globally, physically or cognitively._____________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.
Gadget: Warum die Zukunft uns noch braucht Frankfurt/M. 2012