Society & Culture:Philosophy
E20: The Great Silliness - Consciousness Does Not Exist
Harland and Ryan were born on the same day 3 years apart. December 22. To celebrate they're doing an episode on consciousness and how you, yes you, dont have it!! Happy birthday to us, eh? Eh...
They don't know philosopher Keith Frankish's birthday, but he doesn't think you have consciousness either even if he doesnt say it explicitly. C'mon Keith!! It's the Dawdlers' birthday!! Jerk.
Here's deep birthday vibe dives into a piece Keith wrote about Illusionism and Consciousness.
00:00:00 The Great Silliness: Keith Frankish's Consciousness as Illusion
00:06:58 Provocative v. Defensible Claims, Definition of Consciousness, The Hard Problem
00:13:39 The Illusion Problem, Realist v. Illusionist Theories, Psychokinesis example
00:24:25 Phenomenal v. Access Consciousness, What-its-like-ness
00:28:36 Quasi-phenomenal properties, Penrose triangle & Operating System User Illusions
00:40:55 Representations, Interpretations, & Counting transductions
00:50:13 Zombies & What-its-like-type-II, How quasi-phenomenality works in illusionism
00:57:51 Arguments against Realism & for Illusionism, Epiphenomenalism & Occam
01:07:20 Qualia & the Alien Ashtrays, Objections to Illusionism considered
01:28:46 Illusionism v. Eliminativism, Harland's Metaphilosophical Argument
01:39:57 Ryan's Big Question: Why do people care about what they care about?
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