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Dispersing the conceptual confusion
RISE, Swedish ICT, SICS, Decisions, Networks and Analytics lab.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8577-6745
RISE - Research Institutes of Sweden, ICT, SICS.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5100-0535
2001 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In few subjects it is as easy to talk past each other as when discussing consciousness. Not only is the subject elusive and everyone has their own opinion of what it is all about; different people also make quite different use of words and language when discussing consciousness. This contribution tries to exemplify some common misunderstanding between people with different starting points and different use of language. The suggestion is that 'the problem of consciousness' is after all quite similar to all of us, although this is muddled by the way we talk about it, and the way we have locked ourselves into our different slogans and world views.

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2001, 1.
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Computer and Information Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-22654OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ri-22654DiVA, id: diva2:1042219
Conference
Consciousness and its Place in Nature: Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference, 7-11 Aug 2001, Skövde, Sweden
Note

Index no. 107 in the Proceedings.

Available from: 2016-10-31 Created: 2016-10-31 Last updated: 2018-08-21Bibliographically approved

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