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Massimo Pigliucci
Professor of Philosophy at City College, evolutionary biologist, student of Stoicism. Somehow I've become by default a gadfly to both philosophers & scientists.
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Massimo Pigliucci 3h
Replying to @synredae
I guess we are going to disagree here. Chinese Room is an excellent argument against notion that biology doesn’t matter for consciousness.
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Massimo Pigliucci 4h
There is no such thing as the hard problem of consciousness:
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Massimo Pigliucci 9h
Bimodal logic has been superseded over the last century.
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Massimo Pigliucci 11h
I know, I’ve seen plenty of it.
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Massimo Pigliucci 11h
Not sure what you mean. “Solid”?
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Massimo Pigliucci 11h
Replying to @euthyphro
Ah! 😆
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Massimo Pigliucci 12h
My friend teaches Kevin Sorbo about feminism. (Also, I need to talk to her about him being great in Hercules...)
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Existential Comics 12h
Wow so I guess conservatives are really going with "the TRUE lesson of the Holocaust is to shut up about it when minorities are thrown into camps next time". Okay then...I guess that's where we are at.
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Jennifer@JenniferSears 13h
To those considering AI lately: “So to answer your question, Peter, AI would have the capacity to write a good song, but not a great one. It lacks the nerve.”—Nick Cave via
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Existential Comics 14h
Why people do: Science: to look for the truth. Philosophy: to understand the world. Literature: to express why we live. Theatre: I mean...mostly to dress up in cool costumes, let's be honest.
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Massimo Pigliucci 15h
Provide specific examples and I bet we can. At least most of the times. See:
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Massimo Pigliucci 18h
My all-in-one page: activity blog, essays, technical papers, books, and presentations.
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Massimo Pigliucci 18h
Figs In Winter: multiple weekly posts on Stoicism and other practical philosophizing (early access for less than a Starbuck coffee, free access if you wait a little). 145 entries so far, and counting…
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Massimo Pigliucci 18h
How to Be a Stoic (archived): 425 posts on ancient and modern Stoicism and how to practice this philosophy of life.
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Massimo Pigliucci 18h
Footnotes to Plato (archived): 331 posts on general philosophy and philosophy of science.
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Massimo Pigliucci 18h
Scientia Salon (archived): 151 posts on the relationships among science, philosophy, and society.
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Massimo Pigliucci 18h
Rationally Speaking (archived), my first blog: 1,206 posts on general philosophy and philosophy of science.
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Massimo Pigliucci 19h
Out recently: What Stoicism really is (video).
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Massimo Pigliucci 19h
Out now: On the best way to resist temptation.
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Massimo Pigliucci 19h
The other problem is that Twitter is simply not made for conversations...
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