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Locked-in syndrome: a challenge to standard accounts of selfhood and personhood?

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A point made repeatedly over the last few years is that the Locked-in Syndrome (LIS) offers unique real-life material for revisiting and challenging certain ingrained philosophical assumptions about the nature of personhood and personal identity. Indeed, the claim has been made that a closer study of LIS will call into question some of the traditional conceptions of personhood that primarily highlight the significance of consciousness, self-consciousness and autonomy and suggest the need for ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s12152-019-09405-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Neuroethics Journal website
Issue:
2019
Pages:
1-8
Publication date:
2019-04-10
Acceptance date:
2019-03-31
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EISSN:
1874-5504
ISSN:
1874-5490
Pubs id:
pubs:987394
URN:
uri:6275f79c-d5ee-44c4-8e2a-649f61cc9463
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uuid:6275f79c-d5ee-44c4-8e2a-649f61cc9463
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pubs:987394

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