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They’re Made Out Of Meat

Terry Bisson’s classic short about minds and meat.

24. July 2009 by Ron
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Transporters and identity

As I’ll be teaching Philosophy in Science Fiction in the Fall, you’ll be getting more of these. Chaospet has a nice little bit on Trek-style transporters and worries about personal identity here.

02. June 2008 by Ron
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Playing existential detective

I finally got around to seeing I ♥ Huckabees. It was mostly just kind of silly, with a few good moments (my favorite is noted below). But it was a reminder of the kind of thoughts and concerns that students … Continue reading

01. January 2006 by Ron
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