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A Wake Up Call

  • William S. RobinsonEmail author
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Part of the Studies in Brain and Mind book series (SIBM, volume 6)

Abstract

Although I am going to argue that we need not accept the conclusion expressed in Philip Goff’s title, I am grateful for the opportunity to comment on his paper. For I believe he has raised an important challenge that property dualism, and some other views, must face up to.

Keywords

Firing Rate Phenomenal Quality Property Dualist Binary Property Gradual Disappearance 
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References

  1. Mangan, B. 2001. Sensation’s ghost: The non-sensory “fringe” of consciousness. Psyche 7(18). Available at http://www.theassc.org/files/assc/2509.pdf
  2. Robinson, W.S. 2004a. Understanding phenomenal consciousness. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  3. Robinson, W.S. 2004b. A few thoughts too many? In Higher-order theories of consciousness, ed. R.J. Gennaro, 295–313. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.Google Scholar
  4. Robinson, W.S. 2010. Your brain and you: What neuroscience means for us. New York: Goshawk Books.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Philosophy and Religious StudiesIowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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