Missives from a fly bottle
Last revised 18 October 2017
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A collection of philosophy and related stories from around the web.
91. What can Avicenna Teach Us About the Mind-Body Problem? (2016)
Philosophers of the Islamic world enjoyed thought experiments. The most famous one involves Avicenna’s ‘flying man.’
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What’s a logical paradox?
Achilles & the tortoise
The surprise exam
Newcomb’s problem (sassy version)
Seeing and being
Philosophers say the strangest things
Books on consciousness