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Benjamin Andrae

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What are the spatial parts of human conscious experience? If we conceive the human mind on Cartesian premises as a non-spatial res cogitans that somehow interacts with the spatial, material world, we will obviously reject the question. However, if we set this Cartesian conception aside, we can explore two types of candidates for spatial parts of human experience: the parts of the human brain or, alternatively, the external objects that are experienced.

1Munich School of Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians University

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