Concept Of Consciousness

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What are the Metaphysical aspects behind the concept of consciousness?
To answer this question we need to know what exactly is metaphysics. According to the available sources we know that Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world that encompasses it, although the term is not easily defined. Traditionally, metaphysics attempts to answer two basic questions in the broadest .With this we try to question the aspects which are not yet properly answered by science and still is a hot topic of debates and discussion. So what are metaphysical aspects of consciousness that we need to answer. Basically we need to define what exactly is consciousness and how it could be distinguished
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Some call it a state of awareness or a state of state of being aware of external object, ability to experience and feel or even wakefulness. There has been many historical debates on the concept of consciousness. The concept of consciousness came into existence as like the word soul did. Many great philosophers like Descartes and Locke have worked on the philosophical concept of consciousness to jot down its essential properties. Field of interest of the philosophers is the metaphysical aspect of the conscious state. Whether such a state exists or not. If yes, whether it is fundamentally coherent with our intuitions or not. How could the mechanism of consciousness be explained? How can it be related to physical being of a person or his language or it could be understood by distinguishing between physical and mental conditions of a person/ being. Can consciousness be achieved by a non living thing like machine or Artificial…show more content…
Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods 9 (20):533-544 ). We also define consciousness as an aspect of reality that manifests itself. To understand what exactly is consciousness we need to make first person and third person perspective. First person to make us know about what is getting into ones brain from surrounding through his senses and what thought process is involved to take up a decision by the mind. Third person to gather empirical data for describing the output of this thought process through his body to the surroundings. Using the descriptive data from them we could possibly construct model of various forms of consciousness. There has also been many philosophical debates on the range of properties that manifests in conscious
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