@misc{cogprints1487, editor = {M. Ito and Y. Miyashita and E. T. Rolls}, title = {The Coherence Definition of Consciousness}, author = {Christoph von der Malsburg}, publisher = {Oxford University Press}, year = {1997}, pages = {193--204}, journal = {Cognition, Computation and Consciousness}, url = {http://cogprints.org/1487/}, abstract = {I will focus in this essay on a riddle that in my view is central to the consciousness issue: How does the mind or brain create the unity we perceive out of the diversity that we know is there? I contend this is a technical issue, not a philosophical one, although its resolution will have profound philosophical repercussions, and although we have at present little more than the philosophical method to attack it.} }