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Field - Robert Pepperell 2nd Lecture: Location of the Conscious Mind

Throughout this session I had ‘Where is my Mind?’ by the Pixies in my head as the question we were tackling was: Where is the mind located? 810 more words

Field Year 2

God's Door Host

If one wished to visit the most exclusive bars and night clubs in Miami Beach or Soho, one could not arrive at the posh club, open the door, and walk right in. 552 more words

The facts of language and spiritual experience.

“Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away?

Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.” 693 more words


Ernest Sosa's "Skepticism and the Internal/External Divide"

Descartes’s Paradox

So, Sosa begins the paper by bringing up Descartes’ Paradox which has to do with Descartes’ skepticism as it is presented in. Firstly, if you are unfamiliar with Descartes, I would suggest that you do a bit of research on him because it will help you understand this paper, but I assume that the majority of people reading this paper have already done that or know enough about Descartes and his place in philosophy to understand what is to come. 1,150 more words


Criticisms of Western Philosophy - Chapter 1 - Knowledge and Belief

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle

What is knowledge? What does it mean to know?

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Penultimate version.

The aim of this article is to show that externalist accounts of cognition such as Clark and Chalmers’ (1998) “active externalism” lead to an explosion of knowledge that is caused by online resources such as Wikipedia and Google.

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Extended Mind