Author

Ramy Amin

Abstract

In this thesis we propose a sketch towards an outwardly understanding of the nature of consciousness. We begin by arguing that all thought involves phenomenal character, then establish that all phenomenal character involves phenomenal concepts, which allows us to conclude that all thought involves phenomenal concepts. Finally, we survey the philosophical theoretical space to ground our thesis within established theories of consciousness, perception, and epistemology.

Department

Philosophy Department

Degree Name

MA in Philosophy

Date of Award

6-1-2020

Online Submission Date

February 2020

First Advisor

McIntyre, Robert

Committee Member 1

Topa, Alessandro

Committee Member 2

Hassan, Patrick

Document Type

Thesis

Extent

082 p.

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