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Ebook | $2.99 Short | ISBN: 9780262318624 | 56 pp. | January 2014
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When Your Eyes Are Closed, What Do You See?, Digital Original Edition

A BIT of Perplexities of Consciousness


What do we know about our inner life, our stream of conscious experience? In this BIT, Eric Schwitzgebel investigates some of our singularly inaccurate judgments about conscious experience. He considers unattended stimuli (does unremembered mean unexperienced?) and our visual experience when our eyes are closed.

About the Author

Eric Schwitzgebel, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside, is the co-author (with Russell T. Hurlburt) of Describing Inner Experience? Proponent Meets Skeptic (MIT Press, 2007).