Chapter 4. Animal Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Colin Allen and
  2. Mark Bekoff

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch5

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Allen, C. and Bekoff, M. (2007) Animal Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch5

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:

  • animal consciousness;
  • fascination;
  • self-consciousness;
  • images;
  • ontology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Concepts of Consciousness

  • Self- Consciousness

  • Phenomenal Consciousness: Basic Questions – Epistemological and Ontological

  • Applying Ontological Th eories

  • Limits of Ontology

  • Evaluation of Arguments Against Animal Consciousness

  • Evaluation of Arguments for Animal Consciousness

  • Inference to the Best Explanation

  • Broader Implications