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Philosophy: Traditional and Experimental Readings, is an edited volume that integrates traditional historical and contemporary philosophical readings with recent work in experimental philosophy, a philosophical movement in which people collect empirical data to shed light on philosophical issues. Each chapter contains an introduction to the issues, concepts, and readings within the chapter.
Esch, Emily, and Joshua Weisberg. “Consciousness.” Philosophy: Traditional and Experimental Readings, edited by Fritz Allhoff, Ron Mallon, and Shaun Nichols, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 280-331.
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Following the chapter introduction by Emily Esch and Joshua Weisberg, the chapter includes the following documents: 5.1. René Decartes: Meditations on First Philosophy; 5.2. Gottfried Leibniz: The Monadology; 5.3. T. H. Huxley: On the Hypothesis That Animals Are Automata, and Its History; 5.4. Frank Jackson: Epiphenomenal Qualia; 5.5. David Chalmers: The Puzzle of Conscious Experience; 5.6. Patricia Churchland: The Hornswoggle Problem; 5.7a. Martha J. Farah: Visual Perception and Visual Awareness after Brain Damage: A Tutorial; 5.7b. Michael Tye: Ten Problems of Consciousness; 5.8. Justin Sytsma: Folk Psychology and Phenomenal Consciousness.