For the brain and mind to be the same thing, mind must be entirely the output of brain. This means the mind must be the brain—literally, identically. If so, then the...
Mind stuff consists of perceptions, cognitions, emotions. Brain stuff consists of electrical sparks and circuits and chemical concentrations and flows. These are not similar...
Does the mind work like a computer? Are mental processes the product of computation in that information processing is the essence of mind or consciousness? This view is...
What does it mean to claim that the mind extends beyond the brain in some meaningful way? Can objects in the external environment, such as a computer or even a notebook,...
How special is the human mind? What is human mind compared to animal minds? These questions have long vexed philosophers. Now, if God exists, would these questions change? If...
How does the mind work? It’s not obvious. Where does the mind stop and the rest of the world begin? What is extended mind? What is embodied mind?
What must the brain do to generate the mind? The mind consists of sensations, thoughts, cogitations, intentions, feelings—the felt inner experiences that constitute what we...
What is it about the brain that enables many scientists to claim the brain can fully explain mind? And what is it about such neuroscientific explanations of mental experience...
‘Theory of mind’ is the realization that other people have minds similar to our own, with all the intentions, machinations, ways of thinking that we have....