Ned Block (1995). On a confusion about a function of consciousness. BBS 18:227–287.
Ridiculing social constructivism about phenomenal consciousness
Money is a cultural construction, leukemia is not. In which
category does phenomenal consciousness fit? The issue is clarified by
a distinction between what cultural phenomena causally influence and
what culture constitutes. Culture affects phenomenal consciousness
but it is ridiculous to suppose that culture constitutes it, even in