Articles on Consciousness and AI
'Understanding Consciousness Goes Beyond Exploring Brain Chemistry' Scientific American..
'Consciousness: Why a leading theory has been branded 'pseudo-science,' The Conversation.
'ChatGPT can't think - Consciousness is something entirely different to today's AI,' The Conversation.
'Science as we know it can't explain consciousness, but a revolution is coming,' The Conversation.
'Does consciousness pervade the universe?' Interview in Scientific American
'A new place for consciousness in our understanding of the universe,' Scientific American, This is not written by me, but is largely based around essays from 'Is consciousness everywhere?', a special issue of Journal of Consciousness Studies containing essays by scientists and philosophers responding to my book Galileo's Error. This volume is coming out as a book in late 2022.
Review of 'Why? The Purpose of the Universe,' Popular Science This is not by me but is a five start review of my book.
'The foundations for a new science of consciousness,' Interview in Thought Economics.
My discussion with Philip Pullman, Literary Hub
'Panpsychism is crazy, but it's also most probably true,' Aeon Magazine
'Panpsychism vs. Idealism,' Institute of Art and Ideas.
'His Dark Materials: Panpsychism at Play,' Institute of Art and Ideas.
'There more to matter than what it does: How panpsychism solves the problem of consciousness,' Institute of Art and Ideas.
'Consciousness: How can I experience things that aren't real?' The Conversation.
'The universe knows right from wrong,' Nautilus.
'Five films to explore the philosophy of artificial intelligence,' Penguin website.
'Are electrons conscious?' Oxford University Press Blog
'Do electrons dream of electric sheep' (companion paper to 'Are electrons conscious?') The Forum
'Can science explain consciousness?' Philosophy Now
'The case for panpsychism', Philosophy Now
'The zombie threat to a science of mind' in Philosophy Now
'Could the Force Really be With Us?' Institute of Art and Ideas
Articles on Religion, Politics, and Cosmology
'Why our universe can have cosmic purpose without God,' Aeon.
'Many physicists assume we live ain multiverse, but their basic maths may be wrong,' The Conversation.
'The five best books on cosmic purpose,' Five Books.
'Our improbable existence is no evidence for a multiverse,' Scientific American.
'Believers without belief,' Times Literary Supplement
'Why severe inequality is never justified' (with David Faraci), New Statesman.
'No it's not your money why taxation isn't theft', Tax Justice Network
'Is taxation theft?' Aeon Magazine
'Why taxation STILL isn't theft,' Tax Justice Network
'Re-conceiving class war,' Tax Justice Focus
'Arts cut to the heart of society,' Culture Beyond Oil