Evaluation and Consciousness

Keith Lehrer

in Self-Trust

Published in print January 1997 | ISBN: 9780198236658
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679322 | DOI:
Evaluation and Consciousness

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This chapter considers the role of consciousness in evaluation and aggregation. It considers the knowledge consciousness which gives us of our mental states, including acceptance and preference. It explains our knowledge of the content of those states. It then turns from aggregation in the mind to aggregation in the brain, and closes the keystone loop around mind and body, revealing the unity of a materialized mind and a mentalized body.

Keywords: consciousness; evaluation; aggregation; acceptance; preference

Chapter.  9950 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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