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Hierarchical Construct Theory vs Dispositional Higher-Order Thought theory of consciousness

ABSTRACT: Through the utilization of a descriptive illustration and detailed referencing of Carruthers (2000 – Phenomenal Consciousness), a comparison of Hierarchical Construct theory (2007 – On the Origins of Life, Consciousness, and Personal Identity) with Dispositional Higher-Order Thought theory of consciousness identifies and reinforces their complementary status. However, this also determines some key distinctions, particularly with regard to the conclusions each make regarding the mentality of animals and the autistic, and regarding the moral consequences of these conclusions. Read ‘Hierarchical Construct Theory vs Dispositional Higher-Order Thought theory of consciousness’ as a PDF

Hierarchical Construct theory (HC theory) (Pharoah, 2007) and Read on. . .