Valerie Gray Hardcastle (1993) A new Agenda for Studying Consciousness
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Psycoloquy 4(57): A new Agenda for Studying Consciousness
A NEW AGENDA FOR STUDYING CONSCIOUSNESS
Valerie Gray Hardcastle
Commentary on Puccetti on Split-Brain
Department of Philosophy
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0126 U.S.A.
I support Puccetti's arguments and conclusions by
providing some additional evidence that Dennett's position with
respect to split-brains is untenable. I also suggest that these
considerations highlight the need to pay more attention to brain
activity as the criterion for consciousness.
cartesianism, cell death, cerebral dominance,
consciousness, hemispherectomy, lateralization, mental duality,
mental unity, multiple drafts, split brain.