21 MAY 2013 by ideonexus
We have had [most] of ourselves replaced regularly over time (with the exception of brain cells), are we the same person?
27 APR 2013 by ideonexus
Are the visual parts of the brain brought into play when a blind person feels their way around the world?
23 APR 2012 by ideonexus
Descartes thought it impossible for a machine to replicate a human because machines can't learn. Turing lived in a world where machines can learn, so he invented the Imitation Game to determine how well a machine could think.
19 APR 2011 by ideonexus
The philosopher Hegel thought he proved through philosophy that there were only seven planets, Shakespeare's King Lear things the same, and thus would make a very good fool.
29 MAR 2011 by ideonexus
Hobbes and Lovelock agree that our human ability to form into collective powerhouses is what gives us strength.