Colour vision is the most known part of conscious experience and the most confusing. Maybe disclosure of its secrets could solve the problem of consciousness.
Derk Pereboom claims that free will is impossible because of its incompatibility with both determinism and indeterminism. Also he defends a robust nonreductive physicalism. It says that although consciousness can’t be reduced to physical it’s not something over and above physical.
Consciousness is an illusion. It’s a position of psychologist Nicholas Humphrey. But we understand each other, create masterpieces of art and complex scientific theories in virtue of that illusion.
On January 14th, Derk Pereboom will deliver a lecture on “Optimistic Scepticism about Free Will”. Derk Pereboom Professor, Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University, author of “Living without Free Will”.
if you were destroyed into particles and perfectly reconstructed in another place, would it still be you? This is a case of teleportation. What exactly makes you you? Where does personality live? What provides the continuity of your personality through the time? Natalia Kiselnikova and Maria Sekatskaya discussed the issue of personal identity within a mutual project with Postnauka “Philosophy of mind from A to Z”.
The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies is hosting a summer school devoted to the problem of Free Will and Consciousness on July 10th – 23d 2016. The summer school will be led by philosopher Prof. Derk Pereboom of Cornell University.
Беседин Review of Artem Besedin on the Russian edition of Sam Harris’ book “Free will”
Кузнецов Local interactionism. The New Solution to the Problem of Mental Causation
Беседин Free Will: Reality or Illusion? Text of Public Lecture of Artem Besedin
Васильев In What Russian philosophers beleive? Comment on the Survey by prof. Vasisliev
Кузнецов Blindsight phenomenon. Unexpected luck of Nicholas Humphrey and new problems
Чёрчленд Neurophilosophy on the way of solving problems.