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The Phantom of the Qualia

x Bookmark The Phantom of the Qualia   Lyrics for a Musical Philosophical Parody   By Jason Zarri (The following is “mashup” parody of [and tribute to!] “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Music of the Night” from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Phantom of the Opera and the debate over the ontological status of qualia in more »

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Hume’s Functionalism About Mental Kinds (Circulation Draft)

x Bookmark Jason Zarri has a new post in Scholardarity’s Draftboard, Hume’s Functionalism About Mental Kinds (Circulation Draft).

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On Imagination and Conception

x Bookmark       A Note to the Reader:   What follows is the text of an (unpublished) essay that I wrote back in 2002. I was 16 at the time, and because of that this essay contains some misunderstandings, is a bit simplistic, and–to put it in way that’s kind to my past more »

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Some Reflections on Phenomenology

x Bookmark Some Reflections on Phenomenology Jason Zarri   The following consists of some more or less random thoughts I’ve had on phenomenology. Originally they were meant to be organized into an introduction to a longer work, but at this point I don’t think I’ll ever get around to completing it, so I thought I more »

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Conceivability, Consciousness and the Content of Belief

x Bookmark Jason Zarri has posted a new article to the Draftboard, Conceivability, Consciousness and the Content of Belief (Circulation Draft), in which he critiques one of David Chalmers’ arguments for dualism.

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The Chinese Nation and the Scattered Brain

x Bookmark     (What follows is the text of my midterm for a philosophy of mind class I took earlier this year.) The Chinese Nation and the Scattered Brain Jason Zarri   In his article “Troubles with Functionalism”, Ned Block outlines a thought experiment that he takes to be a counterexample to functionalism, the more »

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Conceivability, Consciousness and the Content of Belief

x Bookmark   What follows is the text of my final paper for a philosophy of mind course that I took in the spring semester of this year. Due to constraints on length, the paper is much shorter than it needs to be. I would very much like to expand it to deal with David more »

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