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Psychology, Neuroscience, and the Consciousness Dilemma

Dr. Katalin Balog

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 12:00pm - 07:00pm

Rutgers University, Department of Philosophy, Newark

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Block argues that relevant data in psychology and neuroscience shows access consciousness is not constitutively necessary for phenomenality. In this paper, I present a dilemma for theorizing about the connection between phenomenality and cognitive access. Either there is a conceptual connection between phenomenality and cognitive access that, pace Block, implies a necessary connection, or there is no conceptual connection but then the empirical evidence will - for principled reasons - underdetermine the theory describing the exact nature of the connection.

Dr. Katalin Balog