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  • Cell maps on the human genome 

    Cherniak, Christopher; Rodriguez-Esteban, Raul (Springer Nature, 2019-03-20)
    We have previously described evidence for a statistically significant, global, supra-chromosomal representation of the human body that appears to stretch over the entire genome. Here, we extend the genome mapping model, ...
  • Suffering without Subjectivity 

    Carruthers, Peter (Springer Netherlands, 2004-11)
    This paper argues that it is possible for suffering to occur in the absence of phenomenal consciousness − in the absence of a certain sort of experiential subjectivity, that is. (‘Phenomenal’ consciousness is the property ...
  • Invertebrate Minds: A Challenge for Ethical Theory 

    Carruthers, Peter (Springer Netherlands, 2007)
    This paper argues that navigating insects and spiders possess a degree of mindedness that makes them appropriate (in the sense of ‘possible’) objects of sympathy and moral concern. For the evidence suggests that many ...
  • Conscious Experience Versus Conscious Thought 

    Carruthers, Peter (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2006)
    Are there different constraints on theories of conscious experience as against theories of conscious propositional thought? Is what is problematic or puzzling about each of these phenomena of the same, or of different, ...
  • Moderately Massive Modularity 

    Carruthers, Peter (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
    This paper will sketch a model of the human mind according to which the mind’s structure is massively, but by no means wholly, modular. Modularity views in general will be motivated, elucidated, and defended, before the ...

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