[ExI] access consciousness

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 17 18:21:16 UTC 2019

Except that as Ned Block and others use the term ‘access consciousness’ isn’t a synonym for ‘sensation.’ 


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> On Dec 17, 2019, at 10:16 AM, William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> What irks me about science is the renaming of concepts where we have perfectly good names that have lasted, in some cases, hundreds of years.
> I do admit that psychology is probably the worst.  At first the new name can be impressive, but later when you learn that  it's the same old same old concept, it makes you look at the coiner as ripping us off and being a phony.  Of course the coiner wants to make a name for himself.
> And it makes searching more difficult.  If access consciousness is really sensation, will both show up in a search?  
> bill w
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