The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies arranged an interview with Timothy Williamson on October, 4 2010. The interview was conducted by Vadim Vasilyev and Dmitry Volkov.
In this interview, Chalmers answer our tricky questions about how he came to philosophy, what is his current views on the nature of consciousness, whether zombies can be morally responsible, how the Universe is arranged, what would it mean – the creation of artificial intelligence, and what is the purpose of philosophy.
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.
In our series of books “Philosophy of Mind” has been released a Russian translation of a book “Sweet dreams” written by Daniel Dennett.
The video of a meeting organized on the occasion of the release of a new book by Vadim Vasilyev, “In Defense for Classical Compatibilism: Essays on Free Will”, and the 114-th issue of “Logos” magazine, dedicated to the free will problem.
Read V.Vasiliev fascinating investigation of the mysteries of stay in Moscow one of the great philosophers of the 20th century Wittgenstein
In our series “Philosophy of Mind” has appeared a new book! It’s devoted to the problem of free will. Its author, Ph.D. Vadim Vasiliev, argue that determinism or predestination of events is not a threat to free will.
‘The Science of Consciousness’ (‘TSC’) is the world’s largest and longest-running interdisciplinary conference on all aspects of the nature of conscious awareness, feelings and existence.
Is there any a priori knowledge? What’s in the end of the trilogy on nonexisting objects? Is math an empirical science? Read about it in the new issue of “Finikovy compote”