We argue that Block's charge of fallacy remains
ungrounded so long as the existence of P-consciousness, as Block
construes it, is independently established. This, in turn, depends on
establishing the existence of “phenomenal properties”
that are essentially not representational, cognitive, or functional.
We argue that Block leaves this fundamental thesis unsubstantiated.
We conclude by suggesting that phenomenal consciousness can be
accounted for in terms of a hybrid set of representational and