Consciousness, Emergence, Intentionality, Searle, Reason Atop The Irrational, And Naturalism’s Egregious Deficiency

Consciousness And Emergence And Formation by David Bentley Hart

Intentionality, Mental States, Searle, Networks, and Causal Backgrounds

Reason Itself: The Parasite Upon Irrational Physical Events & The Colony of Memes In the Ecology of Cerebral Cortices

The Most Egregious of Naturalism’s Deficiencies

Total Rationalism, Total Intelligibility, And Perfect Bliss

The Illusionist ~ On Daniel Dennett’s From Bacteria to Bach and Back ~The Evolution of Minds ~ By David Bentley Hart

The Unity Of Mind Is The Unity Of Being Even As The Irreducibility Of Mind Is The Irreducibility Of Being – By David Bentley Hart

Consciousness In Unity, Irreducibility, Indivisibility, And In Being

The following is from “Conjuring Teleology” at

“….Hence to write many paragraphs about the scientific banishment of teleology from everywhere else in nature while insisting that teleology is real in the case of human beings, and then casually to insinuate that the history of that banishment gives hope that someday a scientific explanation of the teleology of human consciousness will also be possible… to do that is something of a conjuring trick, a bit of sleight of hand….”

Philosophy of Mind:

Philosophy of Mind: Computationalism || Artificial Intelligence

Philosophy of Mind & Segues:

With some intended levity perhaps we can say something like the following:

The aforementioned items amount to basic physics and basic philosophy of mind. It’s basic Churchland, Carroll, Rosenberg, Harris, Dennett, and so on. There’s no need to blame God for the problems of incoherence and eliminativism’s fateful Cliff  or Edge over which Reason Itself inevitably plummets. The Non-Theist wants his Flat-Earth and, so, he has it After all, no one is forced to trade away lucidity in exchange for absurdity. There’s just no reason to ever make any such trade.


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