Chapter 31. The Knowledge Argument

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Torin Alter

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch32

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Alter, T. (2007) The Knowledge Argument, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch32

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • knowledge argument;
  • physicalism;
  • physicalism's falsity;
  • consciousness;
  • responses

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Knowledge Intuition and the Inference to Physicalism's Falsity

  • Related Arguments

  • More Physicalist Responses

  • Non- physicalist Responses

  • Other Responses

  • Summary of Assumptions and Criticisms