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From sensor variables to phenomenal facts

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to) 217-227
JournalJournal of consciousness studies
Volume26
Early online date8 Nov 2019
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Abstract

Some cognitive processes appear to have 'phenomenal' properties that are directly revealed to the subject and not determined by physical properties. I suggest that the source of this appearance is the method by which our brain processes sensory information. The appearance is an illusion. Nonetheless, we are not mistaken when we judge that people sometimes feel pain.

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