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From 'Consciousness' to 'I Think, I Feel, I Know' A Commentary on David Chalmers

Wierzbicka, Anna


David Chalmers appears to assume that we can meaningfully discuss what goes on in human heads without paying any attention to the words in which we couch our statements. This paper challenges this assumption and argues that the initial problem is that of metalanguage: if we want to say something clear and valid about us humans, we must think about ourselves outside conceptual English created by one particular history and culture and try to think from a global, panhuman point of view. This means...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-01-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Consciousness Studies


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