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date: 26 January 2021

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This chapter focuses on three broad systems of bodily perception: interoception, the vestibular system, and proprioception. We argue that they constitute (collections of) sense modalities, while discussing some of the philosophical issues they raise. These include: the relationship between emotion and interoception, whether the vestibular system induces distinctive phenomenally conscious experiences, and the relationship between proprioception and the body schema.

Keywords: body schema, emotion, interoception, phenomenal consciousness, proprioception, sensory modality, vestibular system

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