Minds, Brains, and Science April 11th, 2002 @ 4:13 pm PDT
Does John Searle, in his book Minds, Brains, and Science, succeed in explaining how mental phenomena can be nothing over and above neural phenomena and yet be caused by neural activity?
Brains and Behavior March 23rd, 2002 @ 5:53 pm PDT
Some thoughts on Hilary Putnam’s views regarding logical behaviorism
Minds June 29th, 2001 @ 11:37 am PDT
Scientist Says Mind Continues After Brain Dies A British scientist studying heart attack patients says he is finding evidence that suggests that consciousness may continue after the brain has stopped functioning and a patient is clinically dead. The research, presented to scientists last week at the California Institute of Technology, resurrects the debate over whether […]
The Brain June 25th, 2000 @ 7:57 pm PDT
“If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t.” Lyall Watson, from the July 2000 issue of Discover
Patent to Keep Your Head Alive after Your Body Dies April 18th, 2000 @ 3:59 pm PDT
Jason sent me this link this morning and I am thrilled. Just when I thought that there was little to no chance of keeping my head alive after my body dies, someone goes out and patents a technique to keep it going!
Headache March 23rd, 2000 @ 8:34 am PDT
This will be a day long-remembered in the annals of splitting headache history. Oh, turncoat brain! Cease your relentless pounding and let me work! got acetaminophen?