What Things are Conscious?
Consciousness is the great mystery of inner awareness. Where does it exist? Humans, obviously. Animals? Which animals? Chimps, elephants, dolphins, dogs? Termites, snails, amoeba, bacteria? What about non-biological intelligences like super-supercomputers of the future?
John Searle contributed to philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, social philosophy
Ray Kurzweil is an inventor, futurist, technology visionary, director of engineering at...
J.P. Moreland works on Christian systematic theology, especally mind, consciousnes, soul
Marilyn Schlitz works on consciousness, transformations, extended capacities, mind body...