Zoe Drayson

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The presence or absence of intentional action plays an important role in the clinical diagnosis of patients emerging from coma states. Judgments about a patient’s capacity for intentional action have traditionally focused on the nature of their bodily movements, but recent neuroimaging data suggests that brain activity can be indicative of intentional(More)
Notice that the other usual suggestions for what constitutes evidence – beliefs, memories, perceptual experiences, etc. – are mental states. Knowledge seems to differ from these, because the concept of knowledge is generally taken to combine a mental state (i.e. a belief) with a nonmental factor (the truth of the proposition believed) and other conditions.(More)
My concern in this paper is with the claim that knowledge is a mental state – a claim that Williamson places front and centre in Knowledge and Its Limits. While I am not by any means convinced that the claim is false, I do think it carries certain costs that have not been widely appreciated. One source of resistance to this claim derives from internalism(More)
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