Behavioral and Brain Sciences

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Reuniting (scene) phenomenology with (scene) access

David Papineaua1

a1 Department of Philosophy, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom. david.papineau@kcl.ac.uk http://www.kcl.ac.uk/kis/schools/hums/philosophy/staff/d_papineau.html

Abstract

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.

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