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Representation and Integrated Information -what are the connections?

Here follows the most recent draft of my paper which I recently presented at the higher seminar in theoretical philosophy at Gothenburg university’s department of philosophy. It is also the basis for my upcoming talk at the Swedish Congress of Philosophy (”Filosofidagarna”) in june. All feedback is most welcome!   Information Integration Theory (IIT) is a neuroscientific theory...

Explaining representation without representation

Lately I’ve been immersing myself in the writings of Bickhard and his theories of representation since explanation of representation and representational content is a very vital part of an exhaustive theory of consciousness. Even if you believe that a theory of consciousness should mainly focus on the phenomenological aspects rather that the representational, this notion...

Biological Realism: A Different Point of View

 Introduction Common for most contemporary views of Philosophy of Mind is their view of intentionality as the most fundamental feature of the mind. This view can be traced back to a proposal made by Franz Brentano in 1874 that dubs intentionality to be “the mark of the mental.” It is also related to the writings...