Consciousness is the faculty of perceiving that which exists. It the process by which data is received from the sense organs about the external world, and recognized as such (that is: grasping that what is sensed is not part of consciousness or the perceptual process).
- OPAR: Chapter 1
|Axioms: Existence, Consciousness, Identity • Corollary: Causality, Primacy of Existence|
|Reality: Primacy of Existence, Existents, the Metaphysically Given versus the Man Made|
|Senses | Consciousness | Volition | Concepts: Unit, Concept-Formation|
|Objectivity | Knowledge: Context, Hierarchy | Reason: Certainty, Truth, the Arbitrary | Emotions|