Dan Robinson gives the fifth of eight lectures on Thomas Reid’s critique of David Hume at Oxford. “There are some philosophers who imagine we are every moment intimately conscious of what we call our self; that we feel its existence and its continuance in existence; and are certain, beyond the evidence of a demonstration, both […]

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This is quite an interesting talk and thought experiment presented by Rick Grush. Each of us has, or is, a mind or a self, or to use the preferred term in this talk, a subject. But what exactly is a subject? This question is initially approached indirectly by asking a related question, namely, what is […]

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The nature of language is still not completely understood. How do infants learn language and acquire concepts? How does it fit in with other cognitive processes? Noam Chomsky, noted linguist, philosopher, and social critic explores the complexities of language and its study. For more with Chomsky on issues of mind and language, check out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86RY40TvRgE […]

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