debates was guilty / innocent was debates

kenneth.mackendrick at kenneth.mackendrick at
Mon Oct 16 09:16:51 PDT 2000

On Mon, 16 Oct 2000 16:27:51 +0100 (BST) =?iso-8859-1?q?Daniel=20Davies?= <d_squared_2002 at> wrote:

> Just to interject that this sort of statement, and a
> lot of ken's other stuff about refusing to identify a
> single Cartesian "I", is perfectly consistent with
> what Daniel Dennett and a whole load of other
> cognitive philosophers of altogether hard-headed bent
> think.

Zizek has a review of Dennett's work in Cogito and the Unconscious, "Cartesian Subject versus Cartesian Theater."

"Dennett is right in emphasizing how our conscious awareness is fragmentary, partial, discontinuous: one never encoutners "Self" as a determinate representation in and of our mind. However, is not the conclusionto be drawn from this, that the unity of the subject, that which makes him a One, is unconscious?" ...


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