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Consciousness is an illusion

Keith Frankish

Is Consciousness an Illusion? Illusionism & it's Ethical Implications

Keith Frankish is a Honorary Reader in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, a Visiting Research Fellow at The Open University, & an Adjunct Professor with the Brain & Mind Programme in Neurosciences at the University of Crete. He is the author of “Mind and Supermind” & “Consciousness”, as well as numerous journal articles & book chapters. He is the editor of “Illusionism as a Theory of Consciousness” & the co-editor of “In Two Minds: Dual Processes and Beyond”, “New Waves in Philosophy of Action”, “The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science”, & “The Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence”. Keith’s research interests lie mainly in philosophy of mind, and he is known for defending an illusionist theory of phenomenal consciousness, an action-based account of conscious thought, and a two-level view of the human mind.