Author: Natsoulas, Thomas
Affiliation: U California, Dept of Psychology, David, CA, USA
Title: A case for intrinsic theory: I. An introduction.
Source: Journal of Mind & Behavior, 1996 Sum, 1996. 17 (3): p.267-286
Language: English
Subjects: Thesaurus terms: Cognitive Processes Consciousness States Mind Theories
Added Keywords: instrinsic theory for explanation of consciousness
Classification Code: Cognitive Processes (2340)
Population Terms: Human
Abstract: This is the introductory installment in a projected series of articles which advances the positive case for the intrinsic kind of explanatory account of consciousness. In this article, the author sets the stage by (a) rendering some of the relevant meanings explicit, (b) spelling out the purpose and approach to making the case for intrinsic theory, (c) providing some context for the discussions to follow, and (d) mentioning important objections to intrinsic theory that have been voiced in the literature. ((c) 1999 APA/PsycINFO, all rights reserved)