Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Short Communication

The explanatory gap is still there


Klaus Oberauer a1
a1 University of Potsdam, Allgemeine Psychologie I, 14415 Potsdam, Germany ko@rz.uni-potsdam.de http://www.psych.uni-potsdam.de/people/oberauer/index-d.html

Abstract

I argue that O'Regan & Noë's (O&N's) theory is in a no better position than any other theory to solve the “hard problem” of consciousness. Getting rid of the explanatory gap by exchanging sensorimotor contingencies for neural representations is an illusion.



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