Recently I finished Prof. Patrick Grim's “Great Courses” class Mind-Body Philosophy. It sounds fun to see if I can articulate my own position on the questions he expounds on in the course. In short, I am a computationalist: consciousness is a pattern that may appear in physical processes. I expect it can be translated into different physical processes. I think the definitional boundary separating conscious processes from other processes is subjective, even if there are common landmarks we generally agree are on one side or the other.
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