60Consciousness and false HOTsPhilosophical Psychology 23 (5): 617-638. 2010.In this paper I aim to defend David Rosenthal's higher-order thought theory of consciousness against a prominent objection. The central claim of HOT theory is that a mental state is conscious only if one has the HOT that one is in that state. In broad outline, the objection is that HOT theory is unable to account for cases where the relevant HOTs are false. I consider two variants of the objection, corresponding to two kinds of false HOT: those that merely misrepresent their targets, and those w…Read more
17Review of Greg Shirley, Heidegger and Logic: The Place of Lógos in Being and Time (review)Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (10). 2010.
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