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First-Person Experiments: A Characterisation and Defence

Ramm, Brentyn


While first-person methods are essential for a science of consciousness, it is controversial what form these methods should take and whether any such methods are reliable. I propose that first-person experiments are a reliable method for investigating conscious experience. I outline the history of these methods and describe their characteristics. In particular, a first-person experiment is an intervention on a subject’s experience in which independent variables are manipulated, extraneous...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Review of Philosophy and Psychology
DOI: 10.1007/s13164-018-0388-1


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