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Conscious control over action

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The extensive involvement of nonconscious processes in human behaviour has led some to suggest that consciousness is much less important for the control of action than we might think. In this article I push against this trend, developing an understanding of conscious control that is sensitive to our best models of overt (that is, bodily) action control. Further, I assess the cogency of various zombie challenges—challenges that seek to demote the importance of conscious control for human agenc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Department:
Oxford Centre for Neuroethics
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086041/Z/08/Z
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Mind & Language
Volume:
30
Issue:
3
Pages:
320–344
Publication date:
2015-03-06
Acceptance date:
2015-03-24
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EISSN:
1468-0017
Language:
English

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