[ExI] Where is Consciousness located?

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 10:56:42 UTC 2007

On 24/12/2007, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:

> Stathis, do you know where the notion of zombies came from?  Turns out there
> really are zombies.  Sorta.
> http://www.webster.edu/~corbetre/haiti/bookreviews/davis1.htm

Yes, I should have written "philosophical zombie", sometimes
abbreviated as "p-zombie", an entirely different creature. Daniel
Dennett has called p-zombies an embarrassment to the philosophical
profession. Even their champion David Chalmers has said that they are
probably not physically possible, but holds that they are logically
possible, and deduces from this claim that reductive physicalism is
wrong. On the whole, the Haitian zombies are much more straightforward
and uncontroversial.

Stathis Papaioannou

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