August 24th, 2023 | 1 hr 16 mins
agent, bernard, cave, chance, choice, duty, ethics, good, grad school, graduate, group, jordan, life, likelihood, love, luck, meaning, moral, morality, myers, nagel, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, reading, regret, reis-dennis, rice, right, saints, sam, series, susan, university of houston, value, vida, williams, wolf, wrong, yao
In this episode, we discuss the seminal paper "Moral Luck" by Bernard Williams and a new replies to the problem of moral luck.
June 11th, 2022 | 2 hrs 32 mins
2007, attitude, blame, cave, free, grad school, graduate, group, houston, jordan, lens, moral responsibility, myers, nagel, objective, pessimism, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, praise, reactive, reading, stance, strawson, university, will, wolf
In this reading group episode, we discuss "The Objective Attitude" by Tamler Sommers. Giffin thinks that he could happily exist in this state - Adam and I strongly disagree. Brian join us for the rest of the series!
December 16th, 2020 | 59 mins 20 secs
atom, bat, body, brain, cave, chalmers, combination, consciousness, dualism, durham, epiphenomenalism, error, experience, fmri, galileo, goff, grad school, graduate, hard, interview, jordan, materialism, mind, muckraker media, myers, nagel, neuroscience, of, pan, panpsychism, panpsychist, phd, philip, phillip, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, problem, reduction, reductionism, scan, theory
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Phillip Goff about Panpsychism. We discuss what we mean by consciousness, why materialist reductionism doesn't satisfy as an explanation of its existence, and what Panpsychism can offer as a theory of consciousness.
August 17th, 2020 | 1 hr 18 secs
bat, being, bernardo, body, cave, chalmers, consciousness, david, decomposition, descartes, dualism, epi, epiphenomenolism, experience, experiment, facing, first, grad school, graduate, hard, idealism, is, it like, jordan, kastrup, materialism, metaphysics, mind, muckraker media, myers, nagel, nature, objective, ontology, panpsychism, person, phd, phenomenological, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, problem, reality, reductionism, reductionist, science, subjective, the, theory of mind, thomas, thought, to be, up, what, zombie
In this episode, I speak with Bernardo Kastrup, who holds a PhD in Philosophy and Computer Engineering, about the hard problem of consciousness, idealism, theory of mind, panpsychism, and why materialistic reductionism cannot account for the fact of conscious experience.