The subjectivity of subjective experience: A representationist analysis of the first-person perspective

In Neural Correlates of Consciousness. MIT Press. pp. 285--306 (2000)

Thomas Metzinger
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
This is a brief and accessible English summary of the "Self-model Theory of Subjectivity" (SMT), which is only available as German book in this archive. It introduces two new theoretical entities, the "phenomenal self-model" (PSM) and the "phenomenal model of the intentionality-relation" PMIR. A representationalist analysis of the phenomenal first-person persepctive is offered. This is a revised version, including two pictures
Keywords *Consciousness States  *Experiences (Events)  *Subjectivity  Neural Pathways  Philosophies  Physiological Correlates  Social Cognition
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