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Survival of the Fittest

Robert Kirk

in Zombies and Consciousness

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780199285488
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603150 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199285489.003.0011
 Survival of the Fittest

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The main alternative accounts of perceptual consciousness are briefly discussed, including scientific-psychological; neuroscientific; dualist; physicalist; Wittgensteinian; Sartrean; behaviourist; other kinds of functionalist; pure representationalist (Dretske, Tye); higher-order perception (Armstrong); higher-order thought (Rosenthal, Carruthers). The book concludes with a reminder of its core points.

Keywords: Armstrong; Carruthers; Sartre; behaviourism; functionalism; perception; thought; perceptual consciousness; Rosenthal; Wittgenstein

Chapter.  9351 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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