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Biology versus computation in the study of consciousness

  • Ned Block (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 March 1997

The distinction between phenomenal (P) and access (A) consciousness arises from the battle between biological and computational approaches to the mind. If P = A, the computationalists are right; but if not, the biological nature of P yields its scientific nature.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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