Monthly Archives: February 2019

Blogging the Book, 4: Composite Subjectivity and the Panpsychic Universe

My fourth and final post at Brains is up: “So let’s circle back to the combination problem for panpsychism, that got me on this topic in the first place. Despite reading and writing a lot about it, I’m still never … Continue reading

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Blogging the Book, 3: Composite Subjectivity and Psychological Conflict

Third post over at Brains: “In the last post we took physical systems (organisms, brains, solar systems) that contained each other as parts, and asked which were conscious. But some philosophers think this is misguided from the get-go…“

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Blogging the Book, 2: Composite Subjectivity and Functional Structure

My second post at the Brains Blog: “Consider a contrast. The solar system contains my brain as a part; my brain is conscious; the solar system is not conscious… That’s enough to show that having conscious parts is not enough, … Continue reading

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Blogging the Book, 1: Why Think About Composite Subjectivity?

This week I’ll be posting about Combining Minds over at the Brains Blog: “Combining Minds aims to persuade you that minds can indeed combine. But first, we need to work out what that claim even means and why you might … Continue reading

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