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Dangerous beliefs

How our private beliefs can have public effects

Kenneth Boyd
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The truth about conspiracy theories

Are they simply mad, bad and dangerous?

M R. Dentith
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Is this real life, or The Matrix?

Scepticism and simulation

Anandi Hattiangadi
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The story of the self

Auto-noetic consciousness gives us the big picture

Emma Syea
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The Stoic self

An eminently practical take on who we are

Massimo Pigliucci
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Partisan worlds

Left and right don't occupy different realities

Neil Levy
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Who Is Rachael? Blade Runner and Personal Identity

Does what you remember determine who you are now?

Helen Beebee
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The Being of Replicants

The existential anxieties of Blade Runner.

Michael Wheeler
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The Secrets of Experience

Is it really impossible to know another's mind?

John Heil
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Maeve’s Dilemma in Westworld

In a determinist world, our desires make us free.

Marco Antonio Azevedo
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Consciousness, Actually

What are the key questions on consciousness?

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Consciousness Cannot Have Evolved

The sooner we acknowledge it, the sooner we’ll solve the hard problem of consciousness

Bernardo Kastrup
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The self unlocked

Psychedelic experience is the key to the self

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Stoicism amid pandemic panic

Following Marcus Aurelius' example in Covid-19

Donald Robertson
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The bogus mysteries of consciousness

Explaining the supposedly unexplainable

Peter Hacker
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The demystification of consciousness

Illusionists don’t deny that consciousness exists, but propose that we rethink what it is

Keith Frankish
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The confused conceptions of consciousness

Where philosophers have gone wrong

Peter Hacker
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3 implausible presuppositions of the hard problem

Contents, cognition and location

Georg Northoff
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Five approaches to understanding consciousness

And why collaboration trumps elimination

Ophelia Deroy
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Could consciousness be a brain process?

Dualism may not be false, but it isn't required

John Heil
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Advances in science won’t help us understand consciousness

Why science itself is part of the problem

Raymond Tallis
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Materialism must be defended

Dualism is the problem, not consciousness

David Papineau
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Rejecting rationalism

Emphasising ignorance disarms the hard problem of consciousness

Daniel Stoljar
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The question of qualities

Objects, not brain states, are the answer

Michael Tye
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