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I never expected this to catch on in the way it did! Of course similar observations have been made by any number of people, and…
Anyway, there is a lot of really interesting work going on in the neuroscience and psychology of consciousness, and I would love to see philosophers…
I think that consciousness has always been the most important topic in the philosophy of mind, and one of the most important topics in cognitive…
Here, the broader issues are already familiar, and discussion has focused at a more sophisticated and detailed level. Within the philosophy of mind, the problem…
Although I’m Australian, I find myself much more in sympathy with the Austrian version!
People have managed to avert their eyes and hope for the best.
Things are still in early stages, but one can imagine that as we build up and systematize our theories of these associations, and try to…
My interests started about in science and in mathematics; I always thought I was going to be a mathematician.
There’s certainly nothing original about the observation that conscious experience poses a hard problem.
It probably helps that my background is in the sciences and I can speak the scientists’ language.
Actually, I think most people accept the existence of qualia.
Studying consciousness tells us more about how the world is fundamentally strange. I think we have a few revolutions to go yet before we get…
Sense data are much more controversial than qualia, because they are associated with a controversial theory of perception – that one perceives the world by…
I had the idea that it would be wonderful to be a physicist or a mathematician maybe 500 years ago around the time of Newton…
Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been attached…
I think the existence of zombies would contradict certain laws of nature in our world. It seems to be a law of nature, in our…
Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out…
Because the idea of zombies seems to make sense, and seems to, in a certain sense, be possible, I think one can use that to…
Now I have to say I’m a complete atheist, I have no religious views myself and no spiritual views, except very watered down humanistic spiritual…
What does it mean, exactly, for a given system to be a ‘neural correlate of consciousness’?
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