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Argues for a Lockean quasi-perceptual view of consciousness as internal monitoring via second-order states. Contra objections, e.g. Rey's point that it makes consciousness too prevalent -- consciousness isn't an on-off affair.
Abstract: Locke put forward the theory of consciousness as "internal Sense" or "reflection"; Kant made it inner sense, by means of which the mind intuits itself or its inner state." 1 On that theory, consciousness is a perception-like second-order representing of our own psychological states events. The term "consciousness," of course, has many distinct uses