It has been a very busy spring and I have been having a great time discussing all things consciousness, having already done 13 discussions! Because of various reasons I will only be able to do two discussions a month over the summer. Below is the schedule through September. Megan Peters -May 25 at 12:00 pm Cevin … Continue reading Season Four of Consciousness Live! Continues
I have been so swamped lately with teaching, research and Consciousness Live! that I haven’t been able to do much else, but I have had a couple of blog posts kicking around in my head that I wanted to get to. I’ll try to jot them down when I get the chance. Chalmers’ Meta-Problem of … Continue reading Sensory Qualities, the Meta-Problem of Consciousness, and the Relocation Story
I am very excited about my upcoming guests on Consciousness Live! There are more possibly in the works so stay tuned, either by checking back here, or follow me on Twitter for updates @onemorebrown All times listed in Eastern Standard Time. Elizabeth Loftus -Thursday February 18th at 1:00 pm Luke Roelofs -Wednesday February 24th at … Continue reading Consciousness Live! Season 4!
It has been an exhausting, year but one of the things that has kept me going is having some great conversations with an amazingly diverse group of people who share my love of all things consciousness. I have already done 19 this year (more than either of the previous two years!) but I have at … Continue reading Coming up on Consciousness Live!
Exciting things coming up in the next month! Monday May 18th –Geoffry Lee Friday May 22nd –Jennifer Corns Wednesday May 27th –Alex Kiefer and Pete Mandik Wednesday June 3rd –Claudia Passos-Ferreira To be scheduled –Victor Caston
Ten years ago, way back in February 2010, the 2nd online consciousness conference would have been just starting and the papers from the first conference were coming out in the Journal of Consciousness Studies. Even though I would change some things if I could, I am still very happy with my paper Deprioritizing the A … Continue reading Shombies vs. Zombies vs. Anti-Zombies and Popular Sessions from the Online Consciousness Conference
I am happy to announce the opening line-up for the new season of Consciousness Live! I originally intended to try to limit these to the summer but then I realized I am just as busy then as now so why not let people pick when is best for them? There may be more to come … Continue reading Consciousness Live! Season 3
Because I can’t seem to help myself I recently started a new podcast/discussion series and I thought it might be nice to have links to the various playlists in one place (ps check out my old podcast, with co-host Pete Mandik, here: spacetimemind). On Facebook On Twitter Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Stitcher Subscribe via … Continue reading Consciousness Live!
In light of the very interesting interview with Dave Chalmers in the Opinionator I thought I would revisit some of my objections to the notion of artificial consciousness (AC). I am somewhat of a skeptic about artificial consciousness in a way that I am not about AGI (artificial general intelligence). My suspicion is that intelligence … Continue reading Consciousness is (Probably) a Biological Phenomenon
I recently came across a draft of a post that I thought I had actually posted a while ago…on re-reading it I don’t think I entirely agree with the way I put things back then but I still kind of like it ———————————————————- When one looks at philosophical theories of perception one can see three … Continue reading Theories of Perception and Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness: An Analogy