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    Dennett on Consciousness: Realism Without the Hysterics.Francis Fallon - forthcoming - Topoi:1-10.
    Dennett’s theory of consciousness is often misread as broadly anti-realist. His aversion to ontology encourages readers to form their own interpretations, and the rhetoric he employs often seems to support the anti-realist reading. Dennett does offer defenses against the anti-realist charge, but these are piecemeal and diffuse. This paper examines Dennett’s most current expression, which proves insufficient on its own as a resolution to the ontological dispute. Drawing on related discussions in an attempt to find a resolution leads to a (...)
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    Integrated Information Theory, Searle, and the Arbitrariness Question.Francis Fallon - forthcoming - Review of Philosophy and Psychology:1-17.
    Integrated Information Theory posits a new kind of information, which, given certain constraints, constitutes consciousness. Searle objects to IIT because its appeal to information relies on observer-relative features. This misses the point that IIT’s notion of integrated information is intrinsic, the opposite of observer-relative. Moreover, Searle overlooks the possibility that IIT could be embraced as an extension of his theory. While he insists that causal powers of the brain account for consciousness, he maintains that these causal powers aren’t tied to (...)
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    One Damned Thing Before Another.Francis Fallon - 2018 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 26 (1):90-105.
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    The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution.Francis Fallon - 2016 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 24 (4):580-584.
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    What Darwin Got Wrong.Francis Fallon - 2010 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 18 (4):598-603.
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    Good News From Neurology.Francis Fallon - 2013 - Philosophy Now 97:29-30.
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    The Immune System as Ontological Puzzle: Pradeu’s Solution.Francis Fallon - 2014 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 22 (2):271-280.
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