Feb 17: What Is Consciousness?
One way to get some leverage in thinking about consciousness is to consider the philosopher Ned Block's influential distinction between what he calls "access consciousness" and "phenomenal consciousness." We'll read the key passages and discuss.
Philosophy for Lunch happens every Wednesday from 12–1PM, Dickson Hall, 430.
What is P4L? Students and professors close-read and discuss a few of the greatest passages in the history of philosophy.
Who's invited? No preparation or previous knowledge of philosophy is needed. Everyone is welcome!
Should I bring anything? Bring a beverage, and if you're hungry, bring your actual lunch.
Brought to you by the new Department of Philosophy at Montclair State University