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Materialism and Reductionism


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Bringing Mind to Matter

Summer 2013Raymond Tallis on Thomas Nagel’s defiance of the materialist mainstream

A Far Other Butterfly

Fall 2011Wilfred M. McClay on “The Artist of the Beautiful” and the meeting of the spiritual and material realms

What Consciousness Is Not

Fall 2011Raymond Tallis unwinds the work of David Chalmers, philosopher of mind

Evolution and the Illusion of Randomness

Fall 2011Stephen L. Talbott on survival, fitness, and the purposiveness of organisms

What Do Organisms Mean?

Winter 2011Steve Talbott on how life speaks at every level

The Unbearable Wholeness of Beings

Fall 2010Steve Talbott confronts the language of organism-as-machine

What Neuroscience Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves

Fall 2010Raymond Tallis debunks the tropes of “neuromythology”

Disenchanting Determinism

Summer 2010Caitrin Nicol reviews novels by Richard Powers and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

How Can I Possibly Be Free?

Summer 2010Raymond Tallis on the neuroscientific case against free will, and why it’s wrong

Getting Over the Code Delusion

Summer 2010Steve Talbott on epigenetics and the demise of DNA as destiny

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