Daniel C. Dennett — Open MINDHe argues for the method of heterophenomenology, rejects zombies as a waste of time, and claims we are all zimboes or conscious robots. He works closely with psychologists and computer engineers, and has long been fascinated by artificial intelligence and robots. He has spent many summers on his farm in Maine, repairing the house, carving wood, making cider, and thinking about consciousness while mowing the hay. Some critics accuse him of explaining consciousness away, but he insists that his really is a theory of consciousness and that, like all good theories, it works like a crane, not a skyhook. Academic profile at Tufts University.
Brainstorms Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology
The essays collected here attempt to solve a wide variety of puzzles about the mind. Out of the solutions proposed emerges a relatively unified and comprehensive theory of the mind, a revised and extended version of the theory I presented in , in Content and Conscious- ness. Several virtues and vices spring from this fact.
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