One might call the 20th century a “philosopher of the gaps” period, with scientists basking in the headlines and philosophy finding less and less to do.
A reader asked whether this disproves the unity and freedom of the will. It appears that the patient wills two things simultaneously: getting dressed and getting undressed.
Durham University philosopher Philip Goff poses the question, “Could Electrons Be Conscious?”
If what separates us from other animals were material in nature, material alone, then perhaps we could look to a material process for an explanation.
In their own scientific research, psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger have offered the Dunning-Kruger effect.