About me and this site
Quick Hits: the short version in bite-sized morsels
The Hard Problem of Consciousness
Physicalism: Are we really living in a material world?
Epiphenomenalism: So even if consciousness is real, what could it possibly do?
The Turing Test
Functionalism: Can't we just say that consciousness depends on the higher-level organization of a given system?
Reductionism and Emergence: What kinds of things are there, really?
The All-At-Onceness of Conscious Experience
Time Consciousness and The Specious Present
Realism: To what extent is the world out there the way it seems?
Meta Discussion: The Sociology of Science
Panpsychism's Aggregation Problem
Neuron Replacement Therapy
Cognitive Qualia and HOT Theories
Qualia Are Non-Informational (although they can be very informative)
Representations and the Mind: Descriptive vs. Prescriptive Information
Language and Meaning
Beyond the Cartesian Theater: More Better Models and Metaphors