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Ignorance and imagination

on the epistemic origin of the problem of consciousness

by Daniel Stoljar

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consciousness,
  • Epistemics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementDaniel Stoljar.
    SeriesPhilosophy of mind, Philosophy of mind series.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB808.9 .S725 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3429840M
    ISBN 100195306589
    ISBN 109780195306583
    LC Control Number2005054714

    On more than one occasion my essays for The Imaginative Conservative have been inspired by bumper stickers. Many moons ago, for instance, I wrote “The Wisdom and Wickedness of Women” in response to seeing a bumper sticker declaring that “Well Behaved Women Do Not Make History.” Recently, sitting in traffic, I saw this very same bumper sticker on the car in front of me, beside another. Hobbes: The Imagination. Fear of ghosts, human ignorance of causes, inevitable devotion to what. men fear, The book stands at the level of generic intentionality, then, with the need for.

    THEORY OF IGNORANCE. The activities on this page were inspired by Stuart Firestein's book, Ignorance: How It Drives Science. Professor Feinstein is Chair of Biology at Columbia University. He works on the neuroscience of olfaction. This unit of inquiry will almost certainly shift student mindsets for the TOK class moving forward. Précis of Ignorance and Imagination* DANIEL STOLJAR Australian National University 1. Introduction The main point of Ignorance and Imagination (I&I) is to set out and defend what I call the 'epistemic view' of the consciousness problem in philosophy of mind. (It might also be called, and has been called, the.

    The Ignorance of Bliss Is it really better to be completely deluded about your reality, and live a still fairly normal life, rather than deciding to take arms against your previously unknown captors and live a harsh and barbaric lifestyle, but with complete freedom. This is one of the moral difficulties presented by the movie “The Matrix”. Almost the whole of the human population is. 2 Timothy - But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels.


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