The Significance of Cognitive Phenomenology

Philosophy Compass 8 (8):731-743 (2013)

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Declan Smithies
Ohio State University
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This is the second in a series of two articles that serve as an introduction to recent debates about cognitive phenomenology. Cognitive phenomenology can be defined as the experience that is associated with cognitive activities, such as thinking, reasoning, and understanding. What is at issue in contemporary debates is not the existence of cognitive phenomenology, so defined, but rather its nature and theoretical role. The first article examines questions about the nature of cognitive phenomenology, while the second article explores the philosophical implications of these questions for the role of consciousness in theories of intentionality, introspective self-knowledge, and knowledge of the external world
Keywords cognitive phenomenology  consciousness  intentionality  introspection  self-knowledge  epistemology  epistemic justification  intentionalism
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