A Difficulty for Testing the Inner Sense Theory of Introspection

Philosophy of Science 80 (5):1019-1030 (2013)
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Abstract
A common way of testing the inner sense theory of introspection exploits the possibility of damage to inner sense. Such damage is expected to lead to first-personal deficits/impairments of one kind or another. I raise various problems for this way of testing the theory. The main difficulty, I argue, stems from the existence of the method subserving confabulation.
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