Author: Natsoulas, Thomas
Affiliation: U California, Davis, USA
Title: Concerning "residual subjectivity."
Source: American Psychologist, 1979 Jul, 1979. 34 (7): p.640-642
Language: English
Publication Type: Comment
Subjects: Thesaurus terms: Consciousness States Psychological Terminology Concept Formation Professional Criticism Reply General Topics: APA Journals
Added Keywords: definitions of consciousness & scientific concept formation, commentary reply
Classification Code: Consciousness States (2380)
Population Terms: Human
Abstract: Further considers residual subjectivity in response to a critique by T. C. Hein (1979) of an earlier analysis of consciousness (T. Natsoulas, see record 1979-22877-001). The author proposed that it is possible to know by objective means all there is to be known about an experience. Such knowledge, however, is anchored by a residual subjectivity that stems from one's first-hand contact with and knowledge of that experience. ((c) 1999 APA/PsycINFO, all rights reserved)