On 4/5/2012 11:49 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
Display to whom? the homunculus?
No, he creates an interesting scheme to escape the homunculus:
p. 110. “(1) the unconscious brain constructs a display in a medium, that of conscious
perception, fundamentally different from its usual medium of electrochemical activity in
and between nerve cells;
Is it a physical medium, made of quarks and electrons? Is it an immaterial soul stuff?
Or is it just a placeholder name for a gap in the theory?
(2) it inspects the conscious constructed display;
Is the display conscious or the 'it' that's doing the inspection.
(3) it uses the results of the display to change the working of its usual
Sounds like a soul or homunculus to me.
Hence the unconscious brain does the job.
But the display is denoted 'conscious'? Is it not part of the brain?
I should say that this does not answer my personal inquiry on how I perceive a three
dimensional world, but this is another problem. In his book, Jeffrey Gray offers quite a
Doesn't sound anymore plausible than a conscious spirit.
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