New Conceptions of the Mind What Is ‘Consciousness’? Adam L. Carley From: Volume 14, No. 4 Fall 1994 ShareTweet Adam L. Carley Adam Carley received his Ph.D. in Information Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969. His article “What Is Consciousness?” won the 1994 Selma Forkosch Award for the best article in FREE INQUIRY that year. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.