Something is conscious if there is something that it is like to be that thing. This widely accepted definition, proposed by philosopher Thomas Nagel (1974, reprint 1997 p. 519), emphasiz...
The term consciousness refers to several distinct, but related phenomena that figure in the mental functioning of people and other creatures.
Kinds of Consciousness
One of these phenomen...
Time, Consciousness Of
William James's discussion of the perception of time in Principles of Psychology (Vol. I, Ch. 15) provides a convenient starting point for a discussion of the "con...