Author ORCID Identifier
Robert W. Mitchell https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8797-7484
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.
Mitchell, R.W. Biol Philos (2015) 30: 137. doi:10.1007/s10539-013-9403-1
Biology & Philosophy