Analysis 79 (3):503-520 (2019)

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Uriah Kriegel
Rice University
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Recent work within such disparate research areas as the epistemology of perception, theories of well-being, animal and medical ethics, the philosophy of consciousness, and theories of understanding in philosophy of science and epistemology has featured disconnected discussions of what is arguably a single underlying question: What is the value of consciousness? The purpose of this paper is to review some of this work and place it within a unified theoretical framework that makes contributions (and contributors) from these disparate areas more visible to one another.
Keywords consciousness  epistemic value  moral value  well-being  the value of consciousness
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DOI 10.1093/analys/anz045
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