What is the unity of consciousness?

In Axel Cleeremans (ed.), The Unity of Consciousness. Oxford University Press (2003)

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David Chalmers
New York University
Tim Bayne
Monash University
Abstract
At any given time, a subject has a multiplicity of conscious experiences. A subject might simultaneously have visual experiences of a red book and a green tree, auditory experiences of birds singing, bodily sensations of a faint hunger and a sharp pain in the shoulder, the emotional experience of a certain melancholy, while having a stream of conscious thoughts about the nature of reality. These experiences are distinct from each other: a subject could experience the red book without the singing birds, and could experience the singing birds without the red book. But at the same time, the experiences seem to be tied together in a deep way. They seem to be unified, by being aspects of a single encompassing state of consciousness
Keywords *Awareness  *Theories  Experiences (Events)
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