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Consciousness, concepts, and natural kinds

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We have various everyday measures for identifying the presence of consciousness, such as the capacity for verbal report and the intentional control of behavior. However, there are many contexts in which these measures are difficult (if not impossible) to apply, and even when they can be applied one might have doubts as to their validity in determining the presence/absence of consciousness. Everyday measures for identifying consciousness are particularly problematic when it comes to ‘challengi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5840/PHILTOPICS20204814

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2032-5705
Publisher:
Philosophy Documentation Center Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Topics Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
1
Pages:
65-83
Publication date:
2021-11-02
Acceptance date:
2021-11-02
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EISSN:
2154-154X
ISSN:
0276-2080
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1218256
Local pid:
pubs:1218256
Deposit date:
2021-12-23

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