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Arts and Minds
Contains theory and essays by Mayer Spivack. Primarily emphasizes human cognition, animal cognition, associative reasoning (syncretic reasoning), creativity, learning and learning disability.
An atheist philosophy beyond the "bright" attitude
The naturalism of the Bright Movement is present in Real Dualism, but even an anthropologic analysis that get over the traditional materialism
Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona.
The main institutional center for Consciousness Studies. Host of the TucsonĀ "Toward a Science of Consciousness" conferences, and periodically stages on-line courses on aspects of Consciousness Studies.
Cognitive Science
The interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Paul Thagard..
Computing Machinery and Intelligence
The classic 1950 article by Alan Turing on machine intelligence, where he introduces the famous Turing test.
Movement in cognitive science which hopes to explain human intellectual abilities using artificial neural networks. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by James W. Garson.
Consciousness and Intentionality
Discussion of the connection between phenomenal consciousness and intentionality; by Charles Siewert.
Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography
Thousands of entries, categorized by subject matter. From David Chalmers.
Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind
A collection of definitions and brief scholarly discussions of key terms in the Philosophy of Mind. Also includes brief biographical sketches of important figures in cognitive science.
The Doomsday Simulation Argument
A compact response to both Leslie's doomsday argument and Bostrom's simulation argument, by I.A. Aranyosi [PDF]
Eliminative Materialism
The view that some or all of the mental states posited by common-sense do not actually exist; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by William Ramsey.
Discusses the view that mental events are caused by physical events in the brain, but have no effects upon any physical events. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by William S. Robinson.
The Extended Mind
This paper by Andy Clark and David Chalmers proposes an active externalist theory of mind - that when we use tools such as paper or computers to aid in our cognition, they become part of our minds.
A Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind
Survey articles on key issues in the field, and an annotated bibliography.
Higher-order Theories of Consciousness
Theories which explain conscious states by their relations to higher-order representations of them; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Peter Carruthers.
Hyponoeticism - New Philosophy of Mind
A New and Challenging Philosophy of Mind.
The Identity Theory of Mind
Evaluates the theory that holds that states and processes of the mind are identical to states and processes of the brain. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by J. J. C. Smart.
Mental Representation
A mental representation is a mental object with semantic properties. According to the Representational Theory of Mind, psychological states are to be understood as relations between agents and mental representations. Article from the Stanford Encyclopedia, by David Pitt.
Mind and Body: Rene Descartes to William James
By Robert H. Wozniak, Bryn Mawr College. History of philosophical and scientific reactions to "the Cartesian impasse". Spanish translation available.
Mind and Mechanism - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
Varol Akman reviews this book by Drew V. McDermott.
Multiple Realizability
Discusses the contention that a given mental kind (property, state, event) is realized by distinct physical kinds. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by John Bickle.
The doctrine that mind is a fundamental feature of the world which exists throughout the universe; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by William Seager.
Parsimony and the Mind
The principle of parsimony and its application to the mind-body problem
The Pre-History of Cognitive Science
An annotated bibliography of the models of human cognition of Berkeley, Burton, Hobbes, and Locke. (More figures from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries are promised.)
The Simulation Argument
Site examining the hypothesis that we are currently living in an "ancestor simulation" run by a future, post-human society. Includes papers and research links.
Simulation, Consciousness, Existence
A view on consciousness, universal existence, nothingness, reality.
The Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP).
The leading U.S. organization for discussion between (analytic) philosophers and (mainly cognitively oriented) psychologists.
Squashed Descartes
Condensed edition of Descartes' 'Meditations', with study notes and glossary.
Stanford Encyclopedia - The Computational Theory of Mind
The philosophical theory that the mind is, or functions like, a computer; by Steven Horst.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - The Turing Test
Proposal due to Alan Turing for a criterion of the presence of mind or consciousness; by Graham Oppy and David Dowe.
The Unity of Consciousness
History and philosophical accounts of unity of consciousness; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Andrew Brook.
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