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Interpreting the notion that technology is value-neutral
  • P. Sundström
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Medicine, health care, and philosophy
  • 1998
Value-freedom or value-neutrality is a well-known topic in the philosophy of science. But what about the value-neutrality of technology, medical or other? Is it too far-fetched to imagine technologyExpand
An argument against spectrum inversion
Suppose you and I belong to the same linguistic community and express in our public behaviour just the same colour discriminations and comparisons. Could you and I still have inverted colourExpand
A somewhat eliminativist proposal about phenomenal consciousness
This paper develops a proposal about phenomenalconsciousness that is (somewhat) eliminativist in two respects. First, regarded in the light of some commonways of conceiving of consciousness, the prExpand
Are colours visually complex
On Imagism About Phenomenal Thought
Imagism about Phenomenal Thought is (roughly) the view that there is some concept Q (for some sensory quality Q) that we can employ only while we experience the quality Q. I believe this view is thExpand
Is the mystery an illusion? Papineau on the problem of consciousness
A number of philosophers have recently argued that (i) consciousness properties are identical with some set of physical or functional properties and (ii) we can explain away the frequently felt puzzlement about this claim as a delusion or confusion generated by our different ways of apprehending or thinking about consciousness. Expand
Nagel's case against Physicalism
Abstract This paper is an attempt to understand and assess Thomas Nagel's influential case against physicalism in the philosophy of mind. I show that Nagel has claimed that experience isExpand
Wittgenstein, consciousness and the mind
Contrary to philosophical tradition, modern theorists of the mind have often downplayed the importance of consciousness. Instead, they have accounted for the mind in terms of phenomena like mechaniExpand