Human Consciousness, Part 2

(Note: This part 2 of a 3 part series of posts on Human Consciousness) For my purposes I will view as consciousness at its most fundamental as including self-awareness that is achieved by a continuous chain of thoughts, each based largely on its predecessor. This view is compatible with the natural theory of consciousness proposed […]

Human Consciousness, Part 1

(Note: This part 1 of a 3 part series of posts on Human Consciousness) The enigma of consciousness has been pestering scientists, philosophers and theologians for millennia. In a recent review Christof Koch of the Allen Institute for Brain Science defined consciousness as “having an experience — the subjective, phenomenal ‘what it is like’ to […]