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- Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:07 pm
- Forum: Philosophy of Science
- Topic: do you exist in physics
- Replies: 32
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Yep that is the question do you exist in physics. And im talking about the you as consciouness thats reading this question. As a conscious person I navigate in the world by the content of my consciousness, not by its physical form. From the viewpoint of consciousness the physical form is a complex ...
for example take these sentences: 1- I saw the boy. 2- Robot saw the boy. 3- the mechanical device saw the boy. from my experience, i would say that in all three cases you unintentionally will assign some kind of "self" to I, robot and mechanical device. that is because "seeing" needs to be perform...
- Fri Feb 13, 2015 9:55 pm
- Forum: Philosophy of Language
- Topic: Syntax & Solidarity: unfinished manuscript by R. Pred, PhD
- Replies: 1
- Views: 871
Hi onflow, I read first two chapters and then - interested in what kind of language he would suggest - lurked the last one and found it unfinished. Could his syntactical ideas be found somewhere? He definitely was going to publish them; I'm not sure if the book is worth to be published without them....
- Thu Feb 12, 2015 6:57 pm
- Forum: Philosophy of Mind
- Topic: Investigation of the thought process itself.
- Replies: 15
- Views: 2800
You recommend eugenics?GreatandWiseTrixie wrote:After 10 minutes of thought, solution extrapolated. Recommend upgrading the human DNA. Current human DNA fails the energy capacity, thought capacity, wisdom capacity, enjoyment capacity and focus capacity required for task. Recommend DNA upgrade as first step.
Our models are mostly derived from our role as conscious agents; what we can consciously do, or create. We have evolved as toolmakers; the power of toolmaking may have been the first difference between humans and other animals (before language). Even our gods, which we created in our own image, were...
Hi Ginkgo, Yes, all viewpoints and approaches which may enlighten the brain-mind problem: neuroscience, cognitive sciences, psychology, linguistics, etc. Philosophy has special value, because, IMO, final theories and explanations are still behind several paradigm shifts. I give special value to the ...