Consciousness : essays from a higher-order perspective / Peter Carruthers.

Presenting an original theory of consciousness, Peter Carruthers provides controversial claims about the similarities and differences between human and animal minds.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carruthers, Peter, 1952-
Format: Electronic
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2005.
Online Access:Click for online access
Uniform Title:Essays.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Reductive explanation and the "explanatory gap"
  • Natural theories of consciousness
  • HOP over FOR, HOT theory
  • Phenomenal concepts and higher-order experiences
  • Dual-content theory : the explanatory advantages
  • Conscious thinking : language or elimination?
  • Conscious experience versus conscious thought
  • Sympathy and subjectivity
  • Suffering without subjectivity
  • Why the question of animal consciousness might not matter very much
  • On being simple-minded.