Happy Halloween Skeptics! Here’s a run down of many of the thought experiments we’ve done this month as well as two bonus thought experiments: Philosophical Zombies and Swampman!

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A short description of the Plank of Carneades thought experiment dealing with murder and self-defense (Ninety Second Philosophy).

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A quick explanation of Sydney Shoemaker’s thought experiment for the possibility of time without change.

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A description of the Mary’s Room thought experiment against Physicalism.

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A short description of R. M. Hare’s thought experiment regarding slavery and utilitarianism.

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A Three minute description of Hilary Putnam’s famous Twin Earth thought experiment in Philosophy of Language.

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A description of Paul and Patricia Churchland’s Luminous Room Thought Experiment, in response to John Searle’s Chinese Room (90 Second Philosophy). Interested in technology and consciousness? Check out the first play in this book: http://www.amazon.com/lol-other-modern-devised-plays/dp/1484144457

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A short explanation of The Chinese Gym or The Chinese Nation version of The Chinese Room thought Experiment about Artificial Intelligence (Ninety Second Philosophy). Interested in technology and consciousness? Check out the first play in this book: http://www.amazon.com/lol-other-modern-devised-plays/dp/1484144457

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A description of the Brain Simulator response to The Chinese Room and Searle’s Water Pipes Response (90 Second Philosophy). Interested in technology and consciousness? Check out the first play in this book: http://www.amazon.com/lol-other-modern-devised-plays/dp/1484144457

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A quick explanation of John Searle’s Thought Experiment against artificial intelligence and consciousness. Interested in technology and consciousness? Check out the first play in this book: http://www.amazon.com/lol-other-modern-devised-plays/dp/1484144457

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