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Kathinka Evers

Kathinka Evers is currently professor of philosophy at the University of Uppsala, Sweden. Her research centers on the neural basis of consciousness, consciousness disorders, and neuroethics.

OM Contributions


  • Dudai, Y., & Evers, K. (2014). To Simulate or Not to Simulate: What Are the Questions?, Neuron (2014), 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.09.031.

  • Kathinka, E., & Sigman, M. (2013). Possibilities and limits of mind-reading: A neurophilosophical perspective. Consciousness and Cognition 22 (2013) 887–897.

  • Evers, K. (2009). Neuroéthique. Quand la matière s’éveille, Éditions Odile Jacob, Paris. Also published as Evers, K. (2010). Neuroética. Cuando la materia se despierta, Katz Editores, Madrid / Buenos Aires.

  • Evers, K. (2007). Towards a philosophy for neuroethics. An informed materialist view of the brain might help to develop theoretical frameworks for applied neuroethics. EMBO Reports, 8(1), 48-51.

  • Evers, K., Kilander, L., & Lindau, M. (2007). Insight in frontotemporal dementia: Conceptual analysis and empirical evaluation of the consensus criterion “loss of insight” in frontotemporal dementia. Brain and Cognition, 63(1), 13-23.