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Hi Jason! I thought that a good thing to do would be to take a step back and think about how I should structure and organise my reading time. I also thought that I might pick a more narrow topic to focus on (at least for the time being).

The topic I’m most interested in at the moment (but I’m very open to alternative suggestions) is:
How can one differentiate between a ‘good’ and ‘bad’ explanation of consciousness?

Do you think this is a feasible topic? My main concern is that it might be too broad, in which case I’ll try to narrow it down further.

Theoretically, the main focus of this topic would be aspects of scientific explanation, e.g. problems with induction, DN/ causal-mechanical models of scientific explanation, etc. I think it would then be interesting to run through a couple/ a few of the major explanatory models for consciousness and discuss whether they conform to different ideas of ‘good’ scientific explanations.

In terms of the wiki, I was thinking of setting up a skeleton of blank pages and filling them in as I go - I’m about to do this now. I know that I’ll change a lot around as things progress, but I think the structure will help me stay on track.