Category Archives: Qualia

Late-Night Dodecaphony

I’ve been up since 5 in the morning, and I’m perhaps a little too sleepy to be blogging, but no matter; this made my evening. If you’ve ever tried to make sense of twelve-tone music, or have ever perhaps accidentally … Continue reading

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Poor Tom

  I’m sorry, but I just found this amusing: “I am just appalled to see how, in spite of what I think is the progress we’ve made in the last 25 years, there’s this sort of retrograde gang,” he said, … Continue reading

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What I learned from university, Part I

Seeing as how my career as an undergrad is pretty much done, I thought it would be a good idea to make a few observations about the whole debacle: 1. Before university, I was in danger of becoming a deadbeat. … Continue reading

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Books of Interest

For all you philosophy of mind nerds out there: Action in Perception by Alva Noe. I recently read this for a seminar. The basic argument is that perception can only be understood as an action, as a way we interact … Continue reading

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