Seth s counterfactual-based predictive processing account of presence is compelling and innovative; it gives a new, deeper understanding of a critical aspect of our phenomenology. Remaining in overall agreement with Seth s use of the prediction error minimization framework, I consider the elusive concept of presence, I probe the exact role of counterfactuals in the phenomenology of presence, and I suggest that some aspects of sense of presence can be accounted for by hierarchical inference without direct appeal to predictive processing of sensorimotor contingencies.
|Pages (from-to)||127 - 128|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|