The two consciousness theory

Based on Tolman's "consciousness" partition, Engelmann call the two by the same noun qualified by different adjectives: the individual and present immediate-consciousness, and the remaining mediate-consciousness. According to Engelmann, this remaining consciousness can be parted again in an individual but past observer's-mediate-consciousness and an other's-mediate-consciousness. Three more related theories are presented by Engelmann: the eight basic hypotheses theory, name given to the first hypotheses that conduct someone to leave immediate-consciousness and arrive at the other's-mediate-consciousness; the consciousness indicators theory, a name that comprehends the verbal report; and the five percept echelon's theory, name given to conscious perception attitude in human beings.

consciousness; hypothesis; consciousness indicator; percept


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