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For those of you who have been holding off on getting your brains destructively uploaded, I have a couple of bits of good news. There's a new video and a paper draft available for my project, "Metaphysical Daring as a Posthuman Survival...Show More Summary
Out now is Content and Consciousness Revisited: With Replies by Daniel Dennett edited by Carlos Munoz-Suarez and Felipe De Brigard. My chapter in the book is "Conscious-state Anti-realism." Dennett's reply to my chapter is on pp. 218-219,...Show More Summary
Out now at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews: my review of Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds, edited by Russell Blackford and Damien Roderick.Excerpt:This work collects contributions to the growing literature...Show More Summary
"Upload Your Mind and Live Forever" is an interview of me on mind uploading over at hopesandfears.com. Excerpt:Well, part of what I’m trying to say is that, like most metaphysical debates, this is going to be irresoluble by argumentation. Show More Summary
Brian Weatherson at Thoughts Arguments and Rants: There’s a common way that a blog dies. For whatever reason, the author(s) can’t find time to make a post for a little while. Then there’s a feeling that given the time since the last post, any posting has to be a big deal. Show More Summary
I've got some new(-ish) papers up on my website now: Mandik, Pete. (in press). Conscious-state Anti-realism. In: Munoz-Suarez, C. and De Brigard, F (eds.). Content and Consciousness Revisited. Berlin: Springer. Mandik, Pete. (2013). What is Visual and Phenomenal but Concerns neither Hue nor Shade?. Show More Summary
Here's some stuff on the cultivation and/or explicablity of awe. Whoosh up!: Number 1: Jesse Prinz's new essay on awe..er..wonder, "How Wonder Works." Number 2: From Jason Silva's "Shots of Awe" YouTube channel, it's Awe: Number 3: More YouTube: Science Saved My Soul:
I've updated the files for several of the papers on my publications webpage. Here they are: Mandik, Pete. (2011). Supervenience and Neuroscience. Synthese. 180 (3), 443-463. http://www.petemandik.com/philosophy/papers/sn.pdf Mandik, Pete. Show More Summary
wo's weblog: Review of Tyler Burge: Origins of Objectivity: 'via Blog this'...
Two Flavors of Neurophilosophy part 1 of 3 http://youtu.be/2nn2nAOMYRo Two Flavors of Neurophilosophy part 2 of 3 http://youtu.be/iLsP7-NkocA Two Flavors of Neurophilosophy part 3 of 3 http://youtu.be/sTTHTeyYBsk...
Dear Hammer Heads, Things have been quiet here at Brain Hammer, but things have been far from quiet elsewhere. In particular, please do check out the new thingamajig I'm working on with Richard Brown: SpaceTimeMind (http://www.spacetimemind.com). Show More Summary
Cognitive neuroscience meets philosophy in the latest installment of SpaceTimeMind, a project by Pete Mandik and Richard Brown. Read more about it here: Bernard J. Baars and the Global Workspace Theory of Consciousness — Space Time Mind
I just put a bunch of new-ish papers of mine up on my publications page at my website, petemandik.com. And they're here, too. Check 'em out. The Myth of Color Sensations, Or: How Not to See a Yellow Banana. ms. Reflecting on Neural Self-reflection: The Churchlandish Introspection of Brain States. Show More Summary
A presentation related to my paper, "Color-Consciousness Conceptualism" which appeared in 2012 in the journal Consciousness and Cognition. Read the paper here: http://www.petemandik.com/philosophy/papers/ccc.pdf...
A presentation related to my chapter in a forthcoming book about Daniel Dennett. "Conscious-State Anti-Realism" is to appear in Munoz-Suarez, C. and De Brigard, F. Content and Consciousness Revisited. Berlin: Springer. Read the chapter here: http://www.petemandik.com/philosophy/papers/csar.pdf
Several YouTube users have recently uploaded discussions of my paper "Evolving Artificial Minds and Brains" (coauthored with Mike Collins and Alex Vereschagin). From YouTube user SuperZ707: Part 1: Part 2: From YouTube user Laura Garcia: From YouTube user Diego Rodriguez:
Check out this video discussion of my paper "Representational Parts" I co-authored with Rick Grush. The video comes from YouTube user Andrea Galvis Herrera:...
The following video, from YouTube user YuryLarrea, discusses two of my papers on neurophilosophy, "The Neurophilosophy of Subjectivity" and "The Neurophilosophy of Consciousness.":...