Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Chalmers, David
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David Chalmers
Brain/Brain State I XI
Brain/Chalmers: how could a physical system such as a brain also be an experiencer? Why should there be something like how it is to be such a system?
I 115
Brain/Neurobiology/Neurophysiology/Awareness/Explanation/Chalmers: There are approaches by Francis Crick and Christof Koch (1990) on 40 Hertz oscillation...
I 116
...and by Gerald Edelman (1989) who explain the phenomenal side of consciousness just as little as cognitive models (see Cognition/Chalmers).
I 238
Brain state/Chalmers: what are the physical correlations to conscious experiences?
Crick and Koch (1990): Thesis: 40 Hertz oscillations in the cortex are the neural correlates of the experience.
Baars (1988): thesis: a global "work space" is the basis for information processing of experiences in which the contents correspond directly to the contents of the work space.
Farah (1994) Thesis: Consciousness is associated with high-quality representations in the brain.
Libet (1993) Thesis: Consciousness is associated with neuronal activities that last long enough, with the minimum duration being about 500 milliseconds.

Cha I
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996

Cha II
D. Chalmers
Constructing the World Oxford 2014

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-25