Consciousness and Moral Status

Consciousness and Moral Status

by Joshua Shepherd


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138221611
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/30/2018
Series: Routledge Focus on Philosophy Series
Pages: 122
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Joshua Shepherd is Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Carleton University, Canada, and Research Professor at the University of Barcelona, Spain.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Preliminaries

1. Introduction

2. Preliminaries: Consciousness

3. Preliminaries: Value

4. Preliminaries: Moral Status

Part 2: An Account of Phenomenal Value

5. What it is like and beyond

6. Evaluative phenomenal properties

7. The importance of phenomenal character

8. Contra Moore on an Important Point

9. Hedonism about the Value within Consciousness

10. The Bearers of Phenomenal Value

11. Thick Experiences

12. Meta-evaluative Properties

13. Evaluative Spaces, Part 1

14. Evaluative Spaces, Part 2

15. How Far We Have Come

Part 3: Moral Status and Difficult Cases

16. Moral Status: Machines and Post-Persons

17. Moral Status: The Other Animals

18. Moral Status: Human Cases.


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