Tag: David Papineau
Is Webb Breaking the Big Bang Paradigm?
There is a lot of culture and philosophy built into the Big Bang theory as we understand it.
A Sympathetic Account of Panpsychism
“Modern physics was founded on the separation of mind and matter.” Indeed, it was. And if that doesn’t work, materialism is dead.
Is the Universe Causally Closed?
Materialists argue that dualism of mind and brain is not possible because of causal closure — by which they mean that all physical effects have physical causes.
Egnor Debates Materialism with Philosopher of Science David Papineau
Egnor: “Do you want me to explain Thomistic dualism to you?…David, do you not know how St. Thomas explained intentionality?” Papineau: “Uh, no.”