Arts & minds
Contains theory and essays by Mayer Spivack. Primarily emphasises human cognition, animal cognition, associative reasoning (syncretic reasoning), creativity, learning and learning disability.
Artur's Philosophy of Mind group
ICQ chat and forum on philosophy of mind, including the mind-body problem, free will, cognition, and perception.
Behavior and Philosophy
A peer reviewed journal devoted to the philosophical, metaphysical, and methodological foundations of the study of behavior, brain, and mind. Articles from more recent volumes are available for free online. Published by the Cambridge Center for Behavioral
Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience
Information on Centre personnel, research and activities including conferences, seminars and reading groups, which focus on philosophy of mind and perception.
The interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Paul Thagard..
Computing Machinery and Intelligence
The classic 1950 article by Alan Turing on machine intelligence, where he introduces the famous Turing test.
Movement in cognitive science which hopes to explain human intellectual abilities using artificial neural networks. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by James W. Garson.
Consciousness and Intentionality
Discussion of the connection between phenomenal consciousness and intentionality; by Charles Siewert.
Daniel C. Dennett - publications and preprints.
This page makes available online versions of many recent (1987-1997) published and unpublished articles, and reviews, by this influential and unusually readable philosopher (and by some of his associates).
David Chalmers Chat Transcript
Transcript from a live online chat with David Chalmers on September 25th 2002.
Articles on dualism and parapsychology by John Beloff.
The view that some or all of the mental states posited by common-sense do not actually exist; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by William Ramsey.
Discusses the view that mental events are caused by physical events in the brain, but have no effects upon any physical events. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by William S. Robinson.
Folk Psychology vs. Mental Simulation
Papers from or relating to Robert Gordon's NEH Seminar on the "Simulation" Theory of "Folk Psychology": relevant to understanding interpersonal understanding.
Higher-order Theories of Consciousness
Theories which explain conscious states by their relations to higher-order representations of them; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Peter Carruthers.
Living philosophy from a modern thinker
Includes a study of belief, mind, relativity, sign systems and matter. Philosophy is integrated with psychology and science.
A mental representation is a mental object with semantic properties. According to the Representational Theory of Mind, psychological states are to be understood as relations between agents and mental representations. Article from the Stanford Encyclope
Mind and Body: Rene Descartes to William James
By Robert H. Wozniak, Bryn Mawr College. History of philosophical and scientific reactions to "the Cartesian impasse". Spanish translation available.
Discusses the contention that a given mental kind (property, state, event) is realized by distinct physical kinds. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by John Bickle.
Non-Cartesian Cognitive Science.
Many helpfully categorized links and introductory material concerning embodied/situated approaches to cognition, ranging from Artificial Life research to Existentialism. By Ronald Lemmen.
PCID Philosophy of Mind Issue
A special issue of the Open Source online journal Progress in Complexity, Information, and Design (PCID) containing eight essays outlining non-reductive theories of the mind.
The doctrine that mind is a fundamental feature of the world which exists throughout the universe; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by William Seager.
Parsimony and the Mind
The principle of parsimony and its application to the mind-body problem
An overview of the philosophy of mind. This site explores the various theories of mind, and of how the mental relates to the physical.
SWIF Philosophy of Mind
Bibliographies by topic and author, event listings, online texts, new books (with links), and many links to online reference works, relevant institutions, journal home pages, and other sites.
Simulation, Consciousness, Existence
A view on consciousness, universal existence, nothingness, reality.
Condensed edition of Descartes' 'Meditations', with study notes and glossary.
The Doomsday Simulation Argument
A compact response to both Leslie's doomsday argument and Bostrom's simulation argument, by I.A. Aranyosi
The Extended Mind
This paper by Andy Clark and David Chalmers proposes an active externalist theory of mind - that when we use tools such as paper or computers to aid in our cognition, they become part of our minds.
The Identity Theory of Mind
Evaluates the theory that holds that states and processes of the mind are identical to states and processes of the brain. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by J. J. C. Smart.
The Philosophy and Future of AI
A personal perspective, with many links, from Artificial Intelligence researcher Mark Humphrys.
The Pre-History of Cognitive Science
An annotated bibliography of the models of human cognition of Berkeley, Burton, Hobbes, and Locke. (More figures from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries are promised.)
The Simulation Argument
Site examining the hypothesis that we are currently living in an "ancestor simulation" run by a future, post-human society. Includes papers and research links.
The Unity of Consciousness
History and philosophical accounts of unity of consciousness; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Andrew Brook.