Thoughts of Higher Order/Block: the thoughts of higher order must be obtained in a non-observing and non-inferential way. Otherwise recourse: I learn from my anger that I draw conclusions from my observed behavior. ((s) >Wittgenstein: "I only have my signs").
Metzinger II 575
Thinking/Block: Much of our thinking is neither p-conscious nor z-conscious!
Def a-consciousness/Terminology/Block: Being aware of a fact z means that the information is available for rational inference. (Functional concept).
p-consciousness: phenomenal consciousness._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Consciousness, Function, and Representation: Collected Papers, Volume 1 (Bradford Books) Cambridge 2007
"On a confusion about a function of consciousness"
Bewusstein, Thomas Metzinger, Paderborn/München/Wien/Zürich 1996
Th. Metzinger (Hrsg.)
Bewusstsein Paderborn 1996