Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Consciousness is the perception of what passes in a man's own mind. Can another man perceive that I am conscious of any thing, when I perceive it not myself? No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
John Locke (1632-1704), British philosopher. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, bk. 2, ch. 1, sect. 19, p. 115, ed. P. Nidditch, Oxford, Clarendon Press (1975).