Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary

Reuniting (scene) phenomenology with (scene) access

David Papineaua1

a1 Department of Philosophy, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom. [email protected]


Block shows that we can consciously see a scene without being able to identify all the individual items in it. But in itself this fails to drive a wedge between phenomenology and access. Once we distinguish scene phenomenology from item phenomenology, the link between phenomenology and access is restored.