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Gap? What Gap?

Robert Kirk

in Zombies and Consciousness

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199285488
eISBN:
9780191603150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285489.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Any system with the basic package is a decider; any decider with directly active perceptual information has the ‘basic package-plus’ and is a ‘decider-plus’. This chapter argues that being a ... More


Survival of the Fittest

Robert Kirk

in Zombies and Consciousness

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199285488
eISBN:
9780191603150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285489.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The main alternative accounts of perceptual consciousness are briefly discussed, including scientific-psychological; neuroscientific; dualist; physicalist; Wittgensteinian; Sartrean; behaviourist; ... More


Havana Vernaculars: The Cuba Libre Project

Vera M. Kutzinski

in The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the interactions of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén, both with each other and with those who mediated the Cuba Libre project. In December 1948, the Ward Ritchie Press of Los ... More


Introduction

Amy A. Quark

in Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226050539
eISBN:
9780226050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226050706.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter introduces the key axes of contestation over the rules of the game in the cotton trade and outlines a theoretical framework to understand them. A new approach to governance in the global ... More


Indirect Duties, Virtue Ethics, and Animals

Robert Garner

in A Theory of Justice for Animals: Animal Rights in a Nonideal World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936311
eISBN:
9780199345816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936311.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter asks whether an indirect duty view and, in particular, one based on virtue ethics, can provide an acceptable degree of protection for animals. It is argued that there is some scope for ... More


Assessing Three Close Rivals

Rocco J. Gennaro

in The Consciousness Paradox: Consciousness, Concepts, and Higher-Order Thoughts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016605
eISBN:
9780262298582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016605.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter can be considered as an additional argument by elimination in support for the HOT Thesis. It would be impossible to attempt to refute all, or most, philosophical theories of ... More


Animal Consciousness

Rocco J. Gennaro

in The Consciousness Paradox: Consciousness, Concepts, and Higher-Order Thoughts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016605
eISBN:
9780262298582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016605.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the consciousness of most animals as posited by the Animals Thesis. The reconciliation of this thesis with the HOT and Conceptualism Theses is the main focus, especially ... More


Knowing Your Evidence

Quassim Cassam

in Self-Knowledge for Humans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657575
eISBN:
9780191793110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657575.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Inferentialism about self-knowledge faces the challenge of explaining self-knowledge of states of mind that aren’t standing attitudes. Inferences from evidence require knowledge of one’s evidence, ... More


Functional Purpose

Stephen Blackwood

in The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718314
eISBN:
9780191787669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This chapter places the Consolation’s system of metric repetition, outlined in the previous chapter, within the context of repetition and memory more generally, and especially as these were entwined ... More


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