What is consciousness anyway? And how did it get here? How can 3 pounds of brain tissue create conscious experience? … More
Tag: Sean Carroll
Season of the Witch
Can science be the source of human values? The only source? That’s the idea behind Secular Scientific Humanism. SSH is … More
HELP! MY SELF-DRIVING CAR IS A ZOMBIE!
This is the time of year to talk about monsters, and Sean Carroll does not miss the opportunity. A few … More
Carroll on Color
In The Big Picture, Sean Carroll is anxious to reject religious ideas of the immortal soul, and this makes him … More
What’s your philosophy?
What’s your philosophy? One philosopher tells a story that when he gets this question at parties, he answers “Never wait … More
Star Trek Transporter, pt 1: original atoms or local materials?
A TV show about space exploration has a problem at the outset. You want your crew to be able to … More
Let’s start with some quotes. Often the worst thing to do with what looks like a real philosophical question is … More