If I think about a particular thing — my cat Tabby, for example — my actual cat Tabby isn’t in my brain.
If we treat criminals the way we treat natural disasters — as physical events without moral culpability — the pragmatic approach is preemption as well.
How much does Gödel’s incompleteness theorem weigh? What is the physics of non-contradiction? How many millimeters long is Tom Clark’s argument for naturalism?
Emergence, as a perceptual surprise, can’t explain the mind because emergence presupposes the mind.
“If only Tiktaalik had inherited three pairs of stubby little old fins we’d be centaurs now.”