Philosophy in the Contemporary World

Volume 11, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2004

Chienchih Chi
Pages 11-15

A Mistaken Sense in Consciousness

There is a mistaken sense in consciousness or phenomenal property. I propose that as a general term phenomenal property has no ontological status. When we understand consciousness as phenomenal properties in general to claim the irreducibility of the mind, we simply fall into a trap constructed by a mistaken concept.