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Alva Noë on zombies on NPR

Earlier ProPhilosophy mentioned Alva Noë‘s (UC-Berkeley) piece for NPR entitled “Knowing Your Way Around”. He’s written another piece for NPR, entitled “The Zombie Within”. It’s available here.

Today I want to come at the question of whether we are really controlled by a neural zombie deep within by considering one route that might lead to that conclusion. This has to do with how we think about thinking, action and the intellect.



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