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A hundred years of consciousness: ‘a long training in absurdity’

The very excellent Galen Strawson’s Isaiah Berlin Lecture from earlier this year. Highly unusual indeed to spot a footnote to Hayek’s TSO — so that’s rather good news. Also in anticipation of a review I’ve commissioned for Shaun Gallagher’s recently published Enactivist Interventions: Rethinking the Mind, Shaun has made available the book’s intro: see here. behaviourismconsciousnessenactivismFriedrich HayekGalen StrawsonPhilip…

The Sensory Order

The reissue of TSO edited by Viktor Vanberg (originally Chicago University Press) is about to, for some reason, also be published by Routledge. Here is an excerpt from Viktor’s excellent introduction: Among F. A. Hayek’s numerous publications, The Sensory Order (hereafter TSO) is undoubtedly the most unusual. After all, from someone known as an economist…

Pictorial Truth: Essays on Wittgenstein, Realism, and Conservatism

The most excellent Kristóf Nyíri has alerted me to his freely available self-published book Pictorial Truth: Essays on Wittgenstein, Realism, and Conservatism. Kristóf and I have corresponded intermittently over about thirty years, my coming to him first through his absolutely fascinating early-to-late eighties work on Wittgenstein when, pre-web, I wrote to him expressing my enthusiasms. He has,…