Comment on Papineau vs Dennett

In 2017, the TLS published a debate about consciousness between David Papineau and Daniel Dennett, focusing on issues raised in Papineau’s review of Dennett’s 2017 book, From Bacteria to Bach and Back. (The debate is behind a paywall, but with limited free access.) Tim Crane, who edited the debate, suggested that I might like to add my thoughts on the exchange in the comments section, which I did. This has seems to have been removed from the TLS site, so I have reproduced it here. I thought this was a useful exchange, but the conciliatory tone on which it ends […]

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‘Illusionism as a theory of consciousness’ translated into Spanish by David Vanegas

David A. Vanegas-Moreno has made a Spanish translation of my 2016 article ‘Illusionism as a theory of consciousness’ , which he has kindly allowed me to share here. David is a psychologist and cognitive scientist from the Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia. His work has focused on the evolution of language and its role in human cognition. At the moment he is working on the “representation wars” in 4E cognitive science, and on the explanatory and integrative approach to cognitive science proposed by the new mechanical philosophy. He posts on Twitter as @evolanguagemind. I am very grateful to David for his […]

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