What <i>reason</i> could there be to believe in pre-reflective bodily self-consciousness?
This paper aims to examine the reasons for endorsing the idea of pre-reflective bodily self-consciousness. The guiding question will be: why should one think that any description of consciousness that posits PBS is correct? The aim of this discussion is to show how hard this question is to answer and the kinds of considerations that one should bring to bear in attempting to answer it. Keywords: explanation; phenomenology; bodily self-consciousness; attention; introspection