Chronicles of the Zombie Wars I

Chronicles of the Zombie Wars I

The role of zombies and ghosts in the philosophy of mind
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Despite initial plausibility, physicalism about consciousness is a controversial view. It has come under heavy attack from two unlikely opponents in an academic debate, namely ghosts and zombies.

What Is Reductionism?

What Is Reductionism?

How Laplace's demon knows about Eddington's table
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In 1927, the physicist Arthur Stanley Eddington gave the Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh. In his introduction he talked about his two tables. First, the table of his everyday experience, the kind of table we’re all acquainted with through ordinary sensory experience…