Explaining Consciousness

Here’s a TED talk by David Chalmers.

I don’t have time right now to watch it, but I’ll probably assign it to my students this fall, and I imagine I’ll offer some comments at some point.

First reaction: “Whoa! Chalmers shaved and got a haircut!”

I guess he hit the 20-years-out-of-Santa-Cruz mark. That’s about the same point I cut my hair off too.


One response to “Explaining Consciousness

  1. I watched it a few days ago.

    There’s not really much new there. He still leans toward panpsychism. He still suspects that consciousness should be considered on of the basic parts of the world.

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