2.2 What is Consciousness Part II

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From the course by The University of Edinburgh
Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences
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The University of Edinburgh

Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences

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From the lesson
What is consciousness? (Mark Sprevak and David Carmel)
Why do creatures with brains like ours have consciousness? What makes certain bits of our mental life conscious and others not?

Meet the Instructors

  •  Professor Michela Massimi
    Professor Michela Massimi
    Full Professor
    Philosophy
  • Dr. Alasdair Richmond
    Dr. Alasdair Richmond
    Dr.
    Philosophy
  • Dr. Suilin Lavelle
    Dr. Suilin Lavelle
    Lecturer in Philosophy
    University of Edinburgh
  • Dr David Carmel
    Dr David Carmel
    Lecturer
    Psychology
  • Dr Mark Sprevak
    Dr Mark Sprevak
    Senior Lecturer
    School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
  • Professor Duncan Pritchard
    Professor Duncan Pritchard
    Professor of Philosophy
    University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Andy Clark
    Professor Andy Clark

    School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
  • Professor John Peacock
    Professor John Peacock
    Professor of Cosmology
    Institute for Astronomy
  • Professor Barbara Webb
    Professor Barbara Webb

    School of Informatics
  • Dr Kenny Smith
    Dr Kenny Smith

    School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
  • Dr Peggy Series
    Dr Peggy Series

    Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation