Demystifying Consciousness and Non-cognitive Theories of Consciousness




In “A conceptual framework for consciousness,” Michael Graziano provides a substantive conceptual framework for explaining consciousness. In this commentary I will focus on the way Graziano sets up the issue, which fails to capture the opposition accurately. The opponent of Graziano’s approach is no mysticism, but non-cognitive theories exemplified by, e.g., Ned Block’s Overflow thesis. Without identifying the opponent accurately, its significance cannot be fully appreciated. In this commentary I attempt to capture the real disagreement to facilitate further communications.


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How to Cite

Cheng, T. (2022). Demystifying Consciousness and Non-cognitive Theories of Consciousness. Journal of NeuroPhilosophy, 1(2).