Category Archives: Philosophy

Does Science Need Metaphysics?

I’m going to say no, but let me explain before any philosophers (armchair or otherwise) jump on my answer. Metaphysics is philosophy.  Science is, well, science. At one time, these two fields were not far apart. It could be argued … Continue reading

Posted in Consciousness, Philosophy | 37 Comments

Hard[ly a] Problem

As I browse about the web, I constantly run into the infamous “hard” problem of consciousness of Chalmers in one form or another. Sometimes the problem comes from an unexpected source – people who are materialists who actually think they … Continue reading

Posted in Human Evolution, Philosophy | 17 Comments