We are machines that claim to be conscious

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Abstract

The attention schema theory explains how a biological, information processing machine can claim to have consciousness, and how, by introspection (by assessing its internal data), it cannot determine that it is a machine whose claims are based on computations. The theory directly addresses Chalmers’ meta-problem of consciousness, the problem of why we think we have a difficult-to-explain consciousness in the first place.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-104
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Consciousness Studies
Volume26
Issue number9-10
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Artificial Intelligence

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