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The hatching of consciousness

Birch, Jonathan ORCID: 0000-0001-7517-4759 (2021) The hatching of consciousness. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 43 (4). ISSN 0391-9714

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Identification Number: 10.1007/s40656-021-00472-w


Peter Godfrey-Smith's Metazoa and Joseph LeDoux's The Deep History of Ourselves present radically different big pictures regarding the nature, evolution and distribution of consciousness in animals. In this essay review, I discuss the motivations behind these big pictures and try to steer a course between them.

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Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2021 15:09
Last Modified: 31 May 2024 01:54

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