Thu 5 Aug, 2010 06:30 pm - [quote="d3athlig3r"]Emotions and Freewill. I am under the impression that emotions are explained as sensations caused by mixtures of hormones or electrical pulses to reactions of events,... (view)
Wed 4 Aug, 2010 03:49 pm - [quote="kennethamy"]I thought the issue was how we know other people are conscious, and not what consciousness is. [/quote] I quite agree with your previous post that we know on the... (view)
Wed 4 Aug, 2010 02:32 pm - [quote="HexHammer"]Seems you like to confuse youself with pretty rethorics, the usual bane of most philosophers and reality.[/quote]
Well not all ideas are reducible to symbolic logic or... (view)
Wed 4 Aug, 2010 09:48 am - [quote="Razzleg"] While i don't consider myself religious, i'm not opposed to a holistic view of reality, although i wouldn't say that it [i]necessarily[/i] requires a... (view)
Tue 3 Aug, 2010 10:24 pm - I still rather like Alfred North Whitehead and Betrand Russell on the value of metaphysics and rational speculation in philosophy.
[QUOTE] Greek words philos and Sophia mean respectively... (view)
Tue 3 Aug, 2010 09:17 pm - Of course one's subjective experience is largely a private matter. We imply similar types of subjective experience to other humans anyway on the basis of structural and behaviorial analogy.... (view)
Tue 3 Aug, 2010 10:04 am - Actually you know I have decided the planet will survive.
After watching the history of the earth and seeing how the planet has evolved and life has survived basaltic lava eruptions, meteor... (view)
Mon 2 Aug, 2010 10:29 pm - One has to be careful about terms here.
In particular the term “consciousness” has implications that terms like perception, memory, and mind do not.
What is mind and what... (view)
Sun 6 Jun, 2010 07:22 pm - [QUOTE=jeeprs;173969]Oh come on. Many of those who engineered junk bonds, financial derivatives, and the other financial instruments that practically brought the world economy down and desroyed the... (view)