49 min

E44: Subjective Chiroptera of Experience - Thomas Nagel's "What is it Like to Be a Bat?‪"‬ The Dawdler's Philosophy

    • Philosophy

This episode is slightly different, in that it is our first attempt at recording while doing a Live Stream!  Sounds about the same I reckon.  But we're excited anyway.  


An analysis of Thomas Nagel's 1974 paper "What is it Like to Be a Bat?", which initiated "decades of confusion" in the philosophy of mind literature, and gave us the phrase still in use today "what-it's-like"-ness as a pseudo-definition for consciousness.  

This episode is slightly different, in that it is our first attempt at recording while doing a Live Stream!  Sounds about the same I reckon.  But we're excited anyway.  


An analysis of Thomas Nagel's 1974 paper "What is it Like to Be a Bat?", which initiated "decades of confusion" in the philosophy of mind literature, and gave us the phrase still in use today "what-it's-like"-ness as a pseudo-definition for consciousness.  

49 min