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Department

Psychology

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-2015

Abstract

Stephane Savanah (Savanah Biol Philos 28:657–673, 2013) provides a critique of theories of self-recognition that largely mirrors my own critique (though without recognizing it) that I began publishing two decades ago. In addition, he both misconstrues my kinesthetic-visual matching model of mirror self-recognition (MSR) in multiple ways (though he appears to agree with the actual model), and misconstrues the evidence in the scientific literature on MSR. I describe points of agreement in our thinking about self-recognition, and criticize and rectify inaccuracies.

Journal Title

Biology & Philosophy

Journal Volume

30

Journal Issue

1

Article Starting Page

137

Article Ending Page

144

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Psychology Commons

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