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Belligerent Searle

This interview from New Philosopher I don’t read much philosophy, it upsets me when I read the nonsense written by my contemporaries, the theory of extended mind makes me want to throw up…so mostly I read works of fiction and history. Artificial intelligenceBrainChinese RoomCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive scienceconsciousnessExtended MindExternalismJohn SearlePhilosophy of mindqualiathe “hard” problem of consciousness

John Searle: Consciousness & the Brain

Here is Searle, still the master performer after all these years. He hasn’t dimmed an iota since I saw him in London in 1989. Artificial intelligenceChinese RoomCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive sciencecomplexityconsciousnessdualismEmbodied cognitionExtended Mindneurosciencephilosophical psychologyPhilosophy of mindqualiasearle

Mind and Machine

Look out for the this forthcoming book by Joel Walmsley. Joel co-wrote with the one and only Andre Kukla a terrific paper a few years back  for one of the early issues of EPISTEME. Alan TuringArtificial intelligenceChinese RoomCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive scienceConnectionismEmbodied cognitionNatural LanguagePhilosophyPhilosophy of mindqualiaTuring test