The Splintered Mind
reflections in philosophy of psychology, broadly construed
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Speaking with the Living, Speaking with the Dead, and Maybe Not Caring Which Is Which
Since the pandemic began, I've been meeting people, apart from my family, mainly through Zoom. I see their faces on a screen. I hear t...
Monday, July 26, 2021
A New, Broad-Ranging Interview of Me
At Ideas Sleep Furiously . Topics include radical skepticism, the value of genuine philosophical dialogue, the value of public phi...
Monday, July 19, 2021
The Philosophy of Art is the Philosophy of Technology
Guest post by C. Thi Nguyen People keep asking me why I work in both the philosophy of art and social epistemology. I guess it must seem l...
Thursday, July 08, 2021
Schools with the Most Philosophy Majors
From 2010-2011 through 2018-2019 (the most recent available year), 75,250 students received philosophy bachelor's degrees at accredited ...
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
The Art Solipsist
Guest post by C. Thi Nguyen [ cross-posted at Aesthetics for Birds ] I was a pretty isolated kid, raised on classical music and 60’s r...
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
New Article (Yay!) on How to Continue to Be Puzzled about Robot/A.I. Consciousness
How can you tell whether a robot, or some other A.I. system, has conscious experiences (i.e., phenomenal consciousness , i.e., that there...
Monday, June 21, 2021
Chatting about Jerks with Myisha Cherry
... on the UnMute podcast , episode #062 released last week! Topics include: * the nature of jerkitude and how it differs from asshol...
Monday, June 14, 2021
Guest post by C. Thi Nguyen Here are three stories about one thing. The first story is about social media and donuts. Before COVID dest...
Monday, June 07, 2021
Diversity and Equity in Recruitment and Retention
by Sherri Conklin, Gregory Peterson, Michael Rea, Eric Schwitzgebel, and Nicole Hassoun [ cross-posted from The Blog of the APA] How philos...
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