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Clues on Consciousness from Anesthesiology

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Mind-Body Philosophy

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Taught by Professor Patrick Grim | 30 min | Categories: Philosophy & Religion

Is it possible to be certain that an anesthetized patient who seems to be unconscious during surgery really feels no pain? Our current knowledge of the brain, anesthetics, and consciousness at the physiological level, lead us to believe in the possibility of building a "consciousness monitor." But would even that answer the question?...