Can art inform the classic mind-body problem? While the relationship between mental activity and physical brain continues to baffle, can the existence and process of art...
How can aesthetics be explained by the brain and its underlying biological, chemical, and physical processes? Neuroscience is explaining ever more about art, but will...
Free will seems the simplest of notions. Why then is free will so vexing to philosophers? Here’s why: no one knows how free will works! Science, seemingly, permits no...
‘Non-Duality’ is a particular philosophy, related to Eastern philosophy and religion, that privileges the mental over the physical. It is the claim that the only...
What’s the relationship between the mental activity of our minds and the physical actions of our brain? It’s called The Mind-Body Problem. To many, it’s a perennial...
Are quantum events required for consciousness in a very special sense, far beyond the general sense that quantum events are part of all physical systems? What would it take...
If consciousness is 100% physical, we would have to conclude that the same kind of consciousness that we experience as humans can be generated by non-biological entities...
Brains are conscious. The heart is not. What does the brain do that the heart does not do? How does it come to be that brains generate inner subjective experience, the movies...
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...
‘Intentionality’ is a philosophical term that describes the elements of mental states that are ‘directed’ at things or ideas—the fact that thinking,...
‘Neurophilosophy’ is the view that all that is mental or mind or consciousness can be solved ultimately by neuroscience. ‘Neuromania’ is the view that...