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by bjmcveigh
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Julian Jaynes's Use of the Word 'Consciousness'
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Response: Jaynes's Use of "Consciousness"

I appreciate Mike Finch's comments on the problematic word, "consciousness." Yes, this one word has caused much confusion. Just a couple of comments. "Self-aware" is certainly moving in the right direction, though I suspect many others would still be confused. For my own purposes, I prefer "consciou...
by bjmcveigh
Tue Apr 03, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 7 - The Self as Interiorized Social Relat..
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Thank you, erikweijers, for your kind words about my chapter. It is always gratifying to hear that someone actually understood a very difficult topic. If I may comment on some of erikweijers' points. It seems that an important element of the "dimensions of the self" is spatiality (exterior/interior)...