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consciousness studies

consciousness studies

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Some recent scientific hypotheses of consciousness are tabulated below. The extent to which
they account for the phenomenon of consciousness is shown.
It is remarkable that many of the theories are consistent with one another. As in the tale of the
'blind men and the elephant' some of the theories seem to describe the trunk, some the tail etc.
but they all seem to be part of the same elephant! The convergence of the theories is shown in
the illustration below:

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