(thanks to Don Addis for use of his cartoon)
RECENT AND FORTHCOMING PAPERS BY DANIEL DENNETT:
- ”Talk about the weather,” in New Statesman 31 May – 6 June 2013, pp. 26-7.
- ”Are criminals born or made?” review of The Anatomy of Violence: The biological roots of crime by Adrian Raine, in Prospect May 2013, pp. 64-8.
- ”Expecting ourselves to expect: The Bayesian brain as a projector,” Commentary on Andy Clark, “Whatever next? Predictive brains, situated agents, and the future of cognitive science,”Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2013) 36:3, pp. 29-30.
- ”What are dreams for, if anything?” for the volume on Allan Hobson’s theory of dreams, forthcoming.
- letter to Skeptical Inquirer January/February 2013, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 16.
- ”Kinds of Things—Towards a Bestiary of the Manifest Image,” Scientific Metaphysics, D.Ross, J. Ladyman and H. Kincaid, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 96-107.
- “Erasmus: Sometimes a Spin Doctor is Right,” Praemium Erasmianum Essay 2012, Essay written for the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation on the occasion of the award of the Erasmus Prize, Amsterdam, November 2012.
- letter to Prospect Magazine, December 2012, p. 14.
- letter to Philosophy Now September/October 2012, p.34.
- ”’A Perfect and Beautiful Machine’: What Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Reveals About Artificial Intelligence,” The Atlantic, June 22nd, 2012.
- Contribution to Edge.org Discussion, reply to Steven Pinker's essay, "The False Allure of Group Selection,” June 18, 2012.
- “How to Save the Global Economy: Take a Vacation,” Foreign Policy, The Economy Issue, January 11, 2012.
- ”Sakes and Dints, Commentary in Times Literary Supplement, March 2, 2012, pp. 12-14.
- “Cycles,” an essay in response to the question, "What Scientific Concept Would Improve Everybody's Cognitive Toolkit?" in Edge.org, then published in John Brockman, ed., This Will Make You Smarter, New York: Harper Torchbook, 2011 .
- ”The social cell: What do debutante balls, the Japanese tea ceremony, Ponzi schemes and doubting clergy all have in common?” in New Statesman, December 19th, 2011.
- ”A lesson from Hitch: When rudeness is called for,” On Faith article for the Washington Post, December 18th, 2011.
- "Consciousness cannot be separated from function," Michael A. Cohen and Daniel C. Dennett, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, August 2011, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 358-64.
- ”A true science of consciousness explains phenomenology: comment on Cohen and Dennett,” Johannes J. Fahrenfort and Victor A.F. Lamme, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, March 2012, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 138-9.
- ”Response to Fahrenfort and Lamme: defining reportability, accessibility and sufficiency in conscious awareness,” by Michael A. Cohen and Daniel C. Dennett, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, March 2012, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 139-40; and check out the blogspot The Splintered Mind by Eric Schwitzgebel (“Cohen and Dennett on Reportability and Consciousness”).
- ”Kinds of Things—Towards a Bestiary of the Manifest Image,” final draft for Scientific Philosophy and Metaphysics. Edited by Don Ross, James Ladyman & Harold Kincaid. Oxford U.P., March 2011.
- "Shall we tango? No, but thanks for asking," comments on Evan Thompson, Mind in Life, in Journal of Consciousness Studies, special issue on Evan Thompson, Vol. 18, No. 5-6, 2011, pp. 23-34.
- Foreword to a book of essays by Richard Rorty, J.Tartaglia and S. Leach, eds., (forthcoming maybe).
- "My Brain Made Me Do It: When Neuroscientists Think They Can Do Philosophy" Max Weber Lecture Series, European University Institute, Florence, December 15th, 2010.:
- "Homunculi rule: Reflections on Darwinian populations and natural selection by Peter Godfrey Smith, Oxford University Press 2009," in Biology and Philosophy published online December 21st, 2010.
- "The New Replicators," in The Encyclopedia of Evolution, Ed. Mark Pagel, Oxford University Press, 2002, 2005; e-reference edition, December 2010, http://www.oxford-evolution.com/
- "Multi-use and constraints from original use," Justin A. Junge and Daniel C. Dennett,"Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2010), volume 33, issue 04, pp. 277-8, Commentary on Michael L. Anderson, ôNeural reuse: A fundamental organizational principle of the brain," pp. 245-66.
- "The Unbelievable Truth: Why America has become a nation of religious know-nothings," in New York Daily News, October 3rd, 2010.
- "Who's Still Afraid of Determinism? Rethinking Causes and Possibilities," Christopher Taylor and Daniel Dennett, for Kane, ed. The Free Will Handbook, O.U.P.
- Foreword to The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life, by Paul Seabright, Princeton University Press, 2010, pp. xi-xiv.
- "The unbelievers," an interview by Drake Bennett in The Boston Globe, April 11, 2010.
- "Preachers who are not Believers," Evolutionary Psychology, Vol. 8, Issue 1, March, 2010, pp. 122-50.
- Dennett and LaScola's report, ôPreachers who are not Believers" is also posted here.
- Keep up with On Faith postings and discussion at the Washington Post
- Introduction to This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape The Future, J. Brockman, ed., Harper Perennial, 2010, pp. xxii-xxiii.
- Interviewed by Julian Baggini in the philosophers' magazine, issue 48, 1st quarter 2010, pp. 60-5.
- ”What is it like to be a robot?” review of David McFarland’s Guilty Robots, Happy Dogs: The Question of Alien Minds in BioScience, Vol. 59, No. 8 (September 2009), pp. 707-9.
- "Two Black Boxes: A Fable," reprinted from Darwin's Dangerous Idea, Simon & Schuster Publishers, 1995, pp. 412-18, in Activitas Nervosa Superior 2009; 52:2, 81-84.
- "The Cultural Evolution of Words and Other Thinking Tools," Cold Spring Harbor Symp Quant Biol, Vol. LXXIV, August, 2009.
- "The Evolution of Misbelief," with Ryan T. McKay, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 2009, pp. 493-561.
- book review of Owen Flanagan, The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World, in The Philosophical Review, volume 118, Number 3, July 2009, pp. 402-6.
- ”Multiple drafts model," The Oxford Companion to Consciousness, T. Bayne, A. Cleeremans, P. Wilken, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, pp. 452-4.
- ”Heterophenomenology,” The Oxford Companion to Consciousness by Tim Bayne, Axel Cleeremans and Patrick Wilken. Oxford University Press Inc. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Tufts University. 13 September 2012 http://www.oxfordreference.com/views/ENTRY.html?subview=Main&entry=t313.e167.
- "The Part of Cognitive Science That Is Philosophy," Topics in Cognitive Science 1 (2009), pp. 231û6.
- "Darwin's 'strange inversion of reasoning,'" PNAS vol. 106, June 16th, 2009, suppl. 1, pp. 10061-5
- "Banishing 'I' and 'we' from accounts of metacognition," with Bryce Huebner, Behavioral and Brain Sciences Volume 32:2 April 2009, pp. 148-9
- "Intentional Systems Theory," Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Mind B. McLaughlin, A. Beckermann, S. Walter, eds., OUP, 2009, pp. 339-50
- Interview, Evolutionary Theory: 5 Questions, G. Oftedal, J. Friis, P. Rossel and M.S. Norup, eds., Automatic Press, 2009, pp. 16-21.
- Letter to the Editor, New York Times, October 25th, 2009.
- ôThe computational perspective," Science at the Edge: Conversations with the Leading Scientific Thinkers of Today, J. Brockman, ed., Union Square Press, New York, 2008, pp. 115-27.
- On Faith postings at the Washington Post.
- "Descartes's Argument from Design," The Journal of Philosophy, Volume CV, Number 7, July 2008, pp. 333-45
- "Astride the Two Cultures: A letter to Richard Powers, Updated," Intersections: Essays on Richard Powers S.J. Burn and P. Dempsey, eds., pp. 151-61.
Autobiographical Essay, Part 1, in Philosophy Now, July/August, 2008, pp. 22-6.
Autobiographical Essay, Part 2, in Philosophy Now, Issue 69 September/October 2008, pp. 21-5.
Autobiographical Essay, Part 3, in Philosophy Now, November/December, 2008, pp. 24-5.
- An entry in Philosophy of Computing and Information: 5 questions, ed. Luciano Floridi, Automatic Press, 2008, pp. 57-9.
- Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, Saturday, February 2, 2008, A16.
- "Whole-Body Apoptosis," in Artifact, July 2008, pp. 1-4.
- Daniel Dennett and Kathleen Akins (2008) Multiple drafts model. Scholarpedia, 3(4):4321
- "Is religion a threat to rationality and science?" in eG Weekly, The London Guardian, April 22nd, 2008.
- "How to Protect Human Dignity from Science," in Human Dignity and Bioethics: Essay's Commissioned by the The President's Council on Bioethics, March 2008, pp. 39-59.
- "Commentary on Kraynak," in Human Dignity and Bioethics: Essays Commissioned by the President's Council on Bioethics, March 2008, pp. 83-8.
- An entry in What Have You Changed Your Mind About? - The Book, HarperCollins (US)
- ”Higher Games,” MIT Technology Review, August 15th, 2007.
- "Philosophy as Naive Anthropology: Comment on Bennett and Hacker," lecture at American Philosophical Association Meeting, New York, Dec 28, 2005; published in Neuroscience & Philosophy: Brain, Mind, & Language, M. Bennett, D. Dennett, P. Hacker, J. Searle, Columbia University Press, 2007, pp. 73-95.
- Introduction to What Are You Optimistic About? Today's Leading Thinkers on Why Things Are Good and Getting Better ed. John Brockman, Harper Perrennial, 2007, pp. xvii-xxii; also appears in The Wall Street Journal Online January 25th, 2008, http://online.wsj.com/public/article_print/SB120120661987514417.html
- A letter commenting on Jerry Fodor in the London Review of Books, followed by Fodor's reply, Nov 2007
- Review of Christopher Hitchens' God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything in the commentary section of The Boston Globe May 15, 2007
- Essay on Dawkins for Harvard Companion to Evolution, forthcoming
- "Instead of a review," in Artificial Intelligence 171 (2007), pp. 1110-3.
- "A Clever Robot," Time Magazine, January 18th, 2007.
- "Open Letter To H. Allen Orr," Edge 202 (online), February 12th, 2007.
- "Atheism and Evolution," in The Cambridge Companion to Atheism ed. M. Martin, Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 135-48.
- review of Nicholas Humphrey Seeing Red: A Study in Consciousness in Brain
2007, 130, pp. 592-5.
- "Some observations on the psychology of thinking about free will," for Baer, Baumeister and Kaufmann, eds., Psychology and Free Will, forthcoming.
- Polish translation of ôWhere Am I?"
- "Heterophenomenology reconsidered," Phenom Cogn Sci.
- "Fun and Games in Fantasyland," commentary on Fodor, ôAgainst Darwinism."
- Letter to the Editor, Times Literary Supplement, February 2, 2007.
- McGill Commencement Address, May 28th, 2007.
- Polish Translation of "Where Am I?"
- "A continuum of mindfulness," with Ryan McKay, in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2006) 29:4, 353-4.
- "From Typo to Thinko," in Evolution and Culture eds.Stephen C. Levinson and Pierre Jaisson, published by The MIT Press, 2006
- review of Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion forthcoming in Free Inquiry
- "Thank Goodness!"
- "How to Protect Human Dignity from Science," for the Bioethics Commission, August 16, 2006.
- commentary on Kraynak, for the Bioethics Commission, August 16th, 2006
"The Evolution of 'Why?'" essay on Robert Brandom, Making it Explicit
"Religion's just a survival meme," 2006, in Science & Theology News online, a response to a critique of Breaking the Spell, by Alister McGrath.
- "Higher Order Truths About Chmess," Topoi, 2006, pp. 39-41.
- "The Selfish Gene as a Philosophical Essay," to be published in Spring, 2006, a collection of essays on Richard Dawkins, OUP.
- "There aren't enough minds to house the population explosion of memes" Edge
The World Question Center, online.
- "Two steps
closer on consciousness," for Brian Keeley, ed., Paul Churchland, Cambridge University Press, 2006, pp. 193-209.
Issues of Human-Non-Human Primate Neural Grafting," with M.Greene, R.Faden, et al, Science, Vol. 309, 15 July 2005, pp. 385-6.
- Also, a review of the above article
- "Show Me the Science" The New York Times, August 28, 2005.
- "Entry in Edge, The World Question Center, The Edge Annual Question: ôWhat do you believe is true even though you cannot prove it?"
- Natural Freedom, in Metaphilosophy, Vol. 36, No. 4, July 2005, pp. 449-59.
- Obituary for
John Maynard Smith, in Biology and Philosophy, Volume 19, Number 3, June 2004, pp. 307-9.
- "Holding a mirror up to Dupr?,"
Commentary on John Dupre's Human Nature and the Limits of Science in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research ,
Vol. LXIX, No.2, September 2004, pp. 473-83.
- "Explaining the 'Magic' of Consciousness," Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology, 1(2003)1, 7-19.
- "The Self as a Respondingùand ResponsibleùArtifact," Annals New York Academy of Sciences 1001: 39-50 (2003).
- "Forestalling a
food fight over color," Commentary on Byrne & Hilbert, ôColor realism and color science," Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2003) 26, 785-94.
- "The Bright Stuff," The
New York Times, July 12, 2003
- "How has
Darwin's theory of natural selection transformed our view of humanity's place
in the universe?" in eds. W.K. Purves, D.E. Sadava, G.H. Orians, and H.C.
Heller, Life: The Science of Biology, 7th Edition, Sinauer Associates,
- "Shame on
Rea" a reply to Michael C. Rea's
"Dennett's Bright Idea."
failures of freedom & the fear of science," for D?dulus, Journal of the
American Academy of Arts, Winter 2003, pp. 126-130.
ourselves at home in our machines," review of Daniel Wegner, 2002, The
Illusion of Conscious Will, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
- "The Mythical
Threat of Genetic Determinism," The Chronicle of Higher Education,
January 31, 2003.
RoboMary Knows," Final Draft for Torin Alter, ed., Knowledge Argument
volume and "What
RoboDennett Still Doesn't Know" - a reply to Dennett's "What RoboMary Knows"
by Michael Beaton- awarded Best Student Paper at Toward a Science of
Consciousness conference, Tucson, AZ, 2004
- "Who's On
First? Heterophenomenology Explained," Journal of Consciousness
Studies, 10, No.9-10,(2003), pp.10-30; also in eds. A. Jack &
A. Roepstorff, Trusting the Subject? Vol. 1, Imprint Academic, 2003,
- "Could there be
a Darwinian Account of Human Creativity?" Final draft for Evolution, From
Molecules to Ecosystems eds. Andr?s Moya and Enrique Font, Oxford
- "Look out for
the dirty baby," on Baars, "The double life of B.F. Skinner. . . " June 10,
2002, forthcoming in Journal of Consciousness Studies.
your brain use the images in it, and if so, how?" Commentary on Pylyshyn, for
Behavioural Brain Sciences.
- "How could
I be wrong? How wrong could I be?" for special issue of Journal of
Consciousness Studies on "The Grand Illusion", January 13, 2002.
Baldwin Effect: a Crane, not a Skyhook," in Evolution and Learning: The
Baldwin Effect Reconsidered, MIT Press, edited by Bruce Weber and David
Depew, in press for November, 2002.
- “The Evolution of Culture,” Monist July 2001, Vol. 84, Issue 3, p. 305-25.
Fantasy of First-Person Science" (a written version of a debate with David
Chalmers, held at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, February 15, 2001,
supplemented by an email debate with Alvin Goldman).
How much is that in real Money?" for R. Gregory, ed., Oxford
Companion to the Mind, on consciousness, December 12, 2001.
Chumps, and Inconstant Pluralists," Commentary on Sober and Wilson, Unto
Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior, September 22,
- "Collision Detection, Muselot, and Scribble: Some Reflections on Creativity, in Virtual Music: Computer Synthesis of Musical Style by David Cope, MIT Press, 2001, pp. 283-91.
surprise," commentary on O'Regan and Noe, Behavioural and Brain
Sciences, (2001)24:5, p. 982.
- "Are We
Explaining Consciousness Yet?" for COGNITION.
- "From Typo to
Thinko..." for Fyssen volume on cultural evolution.
- by Christopher
Taylor and Daniel Dennett, "Who's Afraid of Determinism...?" for R. Kane, ed.,
Handbook of Free Will, CUP.
for Robert Aunger book, Darwinizing Culture, 2000.
- "In Darwin's
Wake, Where am I?" APA Presidential Address, December 29, 2000.
of Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka, Animal Traditions: Behavioural
Inheritance in Evolution, Cambridge University Press, 2000, for Journal
of Evolutionary Biology.
- Is Hirsch or
Wilson confused? A commentary on "The pitfalls of heritability," with
Possibility of subisomorphic experiential differences," Commentary on Palmer,
for Behavioral and Brain Sciences, by Christopher Viger
- "Swift and
Enormous," Commentary on Palmer, for Behavioural and Brain Sciences, by
Daniel C. Dennett
- "The Virtues
of Virtual Machines," by Shannon Densmore and Daniel Dennett, in Philosophy
and Phenomenological Research, September, 1999, Vol. LIX, No.3.
- "Its' Not a
Bug, It's a Feature," Journal of Consciousness Studies, 7, No. 4, 2000,
symbols?" with C. Viger, commentary on Barsalou: Perceptual symbol systems,
Behavioural and Brain Sciences, vol. 22, no. 4, August, 1999, p.
- "We Earth
Neurons," August 15, 1999
- "The Zombic
Hunch: Extinction of an Intuition?" Final draft for the Royal Institute of
Philosophy Millenial Lecture, October, 1999
- Foreword for
Nicholas Humphrey, Leaps of Faith: Science, Miracles, and the Search for
Supernatural Consolation, Copernicus Press, New York, 1999.
- Review of John Haugeland:
Having Thought: Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind, in Journal of Philosophy, Volume XCVI,
Number 8, August, 1999, pp. 430-435.
- with C.F.
Westbury, "Mining The Past To Construct The Future: Memory and belief as forms
of knowledge," in Schacter, D. and Scarry, E. (Eds.) (in press). Memory,
Brain, and Belief. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- "Making Tools
for Thinking," for Dan Sperber, ed. Metarepresentation
(conference at Simon Fraser University, Feb. 7-8, 1997. Final Draft, April 10,
1998; published by Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 17-29.
- "Things about
Things," final draft for Lisbon Conference on Cognitive Science, May 1998
- with C.F.
Westbury, "Stability is Not Intrinsic," Commentary on O'Brien and Opie, "A
Connectionist Theory of Phenomenal Experience," for Behavioral and Brain
- "Postmodernism and
Truth," final draft for World Congress of Philosophy, August 13, 1998
Myths, Misunderstandings and Misgivings," Draft for Chapel Hill Lecture,
- "Faith in the
Truth," Amnesty Lecture, Oxford, final draft, February 18, 1997
- "The Evolution of
Evaluators," for International School of Economic Research volume on
evolutionary economics, University of Siena, Summer, 1997
- "Reply to
Mulhauser," Philosophical Books, vol. 38, pp. 89-92, April 1997
horses, rats, and memes," A comment on "A Critique of Evolutionary
Archeology," by James L. Boone and Eric Alden Smith, forthcoming in Current
- "The Case of the
Tell-Tale Traces: A Mystery Solved; a Skyhook Grounded," Comment on Behe, for
Notre Dame, April 5, 1997
Grace: What evolutionary good is God?" review of Walter Burkert, Creation
of the Sacred: Tracks of Biology in Early Religion for The Sciences
Overview of my Work in Philosophy," for Contemporary British and American
Philosophy and Philosophers (in Chinese), ed. Ouyang Kang, Dept. of
Philosophy, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei 430072, P.R. China.
- review of The
Ancient Mind: Elements of Cognitive Archeology, edited by Colin Renfrew and
Ezra B. W. Zubrow, Cambridge University Press,1994, 191pp + index.
- "Granny versus
Mother Nature--No Contest," Response to Fodor (on DDI) for MIND AND
incoherence," review of A. G. Cairns-Smith, Evolving the Mind: on the nature
of matter and the origin of consciousness, Nature, vol. 381, 6 June
1996, pp. 486-6.
Backwards on the Problem of Consciousness," commentary on Chalmers for
Journal of Consciousness Studies, vol. 3, no. 1 (special issue, part
2), 1996, pp. 4-6.
Future by Telling Stories," fromThe Robot's Dilemma Revisited..., Ford,
Pylyshyn, eds., Ablex
- Review of
Hofstadter & F.A.R.G, Fluid Concepts And Creative Analogies,
Complexity Journal, Santa Fe Institute, vol. 1, no. 6, 1995/96, pp.
- Review of Other
Minds: Critical Essays, 1969-1994 by Thomas Nagel, OUP, 1995 in Journal of
Philosophy, vol. XCIII, no. 8, Aug 1996, pp. 425-28.
response to an article, "The Deniable Darwin," by David Berlinski in
Commentary, written by Dennett in "Letters from Readers,"
Commentary, September, 1996.
- "The Myth of Double
Transduction," Final Draft for TUCSON II volume, Stuart Hameroff, ed., Sept.
on Language and Mind," for Sheffield Conference volume, October 7, 1996
- "The Case for
Rorts," for Rorty and His Critics, July 1996
- "Is Perception
the 'Leading Edge' of Memory?" A. Spadafora (ed.) Iride: Luoghi della
memoria e dell'oblio, anno. VIII, n. 14, April, pp. 59-78.
- Review of
Antonio Damasio, Descartes' Error, Times Literary Supplement,
August 25, pp. 3-4.
- "Evolution as
Algorithm--the Ultimate Insult?" in The Mind, the Brain and Complex
Adaptive Systems, ed, Harold Morowitz and Jerome Singer, Santa Fe Inst.
Studies in the Sciences of Complexity, Proceedings Vol. XXII, 1995,
Addison-Wesley, pp. 221-223.
Consciousness: What Matters and Why," in Social Research, vol. 62, no.
3, Fall 1995, pp. 691-710.
- "Seeing is
Believing--or is it?" for Perception, Akins ed., Vancouver Studies in
Cognitive Science, vol 5: Oxford University Press, pp. 158-72.
- "Overworking the
Hippocampus," commentary on Jeffrey Gray, Behavioral and Brain
Sciences, vol. 18, no. 4, 1995, pp. 677-78.
- "The Path not
Taken," commentary on Ned Block, "On Confusion About a Function of
Consciousness," in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 18, no. 2, 1995,
- "Do Animals
have Beliefs?" in Herbert Roitblat& Jean-Arcady Meyer, eds.,
Comparative Approaches to Cognitive Sciences, MIT Press, 1995, pp.
- "How to Make
Mistakes," in How Things Are, J. Brockman and K. Matson, eds., William
Morrow and Company, New York, 1995. pp. 137-144.
- "The Unimagined
Preposterousness of Zombies," commentary on T. Moody, O. Flanagan and T.
Polger, Journal of Consciousness Studies, vol. 2, no. 4, 1995, pp.
- "Dennett and Carr
Further Explained: an exchange," Emory Cognition Project, Report #28,
Department of Psychology, Emory University, Apr.
Life as Philosophy," Artificial Life, vol 1, no. 1, 1994 (reprinted in
Artificial Life: An Overview, Langton, ed. MIT Press, 1995)
Science as Reverse Engineering: Several Meanings of 'Top Down' and 'Bottom
Up,'" in Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science IX, D. Prawitz,
B. Skyrms, and D. Westerst?hl, eds., Elsevier Science, BV, Amsterdam,
North-Holland, pp. 679-689.
Portrait," S. Guttenplan, ed., A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind,
Blackwell Press, Oxford, pp. 236-244.
Consciousness," and "Instead of Qualia,"
in Consciousness in Philosophy and Cognitive Neuroscience, A. Revonsuo
& M. Kamppinen, eds., Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Consciousnesses: None, One, Two, or None of the Above?" (with Marcel
Kinsbourne) continuing commentary on "Time and the Observer" in Behavioral
and Brain Sciences, v. 17, n. 1, pp. 178-80.
- "The Practical
Requirements for Making a Conscious Robot," Philosophical Transactions of
the Royal Society, A, v. 349, pp. 133-146.
- Review of
Jackendoff, Patterns in the Mind and Pinker, The Language
Instinct, London Review of Books, (23 June), v. 16, n. 12, pp.
- "The Role of
Language in Intelligence," in What is Intelligence?, The Darwin College
Lectures, ed. Jean Khalfa, Cambridge, Cambridge Univ. Press.
- Interview with Daniel Dennett, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience,
vol. 7, no. 3.
- "Get Real,"
reply to my critics, in Philosophical Topics, vol. 22, no 1 &2,
Spring & Fall 1994.
- "E Pluribus
Unum?" commentary on Wilson & Sober: Group Selection, BBS, vol. 17,
no. 4, 1994, pp. 617-18.
- "'Confusion Over Evolution': An Exchange," (with S.J. Gould) The New
York Review of Books, vol. XL, No. 1 & 2, pp.43-44.
- "Living on the
Edge," Inquiry, 36, March.
- review of Varela
et al, The Embodied Mind, Amer. Jnl. of Psych., 106, No. 1,
Spring, pp. 121-25.
- "Back from the
Drawing Board: reply to my critics," in Dahlbom, ed. Dennett and His
Critics: Demystifying Mind. Oxford: Blackwell.
- "The Message is:
There is no Medium," reply to Jackson, Rosenthal, Shoemaker & Tye
in Philosophy & Phenomenological Research (Dec.), v. 53, n. 4, pp.
- review of Allen
Newell, Unified Theories of Cognition, Artificial Intelligence,
59, (1-2), 285-294, Feb.
- "Down with
School! Up with Logoland!: review of Seymour Papert, The Children's
Machine: Rethinking School in the Age of the Computer" New
Scientist, 140, 1898, 45-46, Nov. 1993.
Drafts: An eternal golden braid?", with M. Kinsbourne, response to Glicksohn
and Salter in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 18, no. 4, 1995, pp.
and Labeling," commentary on Clark and Karmiloff-Smith, "The Cognizer's
Innards," Mind and Language. 8, (4), 540-547, Winter.
Teleology, Intentionality," (continuing commentary on "Pr?cis of The
Intentional Stance"), Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, (2),
Emptor," reply to essays on Consciousness Explained (reply to Mangan,
Toribio, Baars and McGovern), Consciousness and Cognition, 2, (1),
- review of John
Searle, The Rediscovery of the Mind, Journal of Philosophy, 60,
(4), 193-205, Apr.
- Dennett and
Kinsbourne, M., "Time and the Observer," BBS, 15, 183-247. &
reply, "Escape from
the Cartesian Theater."
Anomalies of Consciousness: Implications for the Uncentered Brain," in
Neurophilosophy and Alzheimer's Disease, Christen et al. eds.,
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
- "The Self as the
Center of Narrative Gravity," in Self and Consciousness: Multiple
Perspectives, Kessel, Cole, Johnson eds., Erlbaum.
- "Filling In
versus Finding Out: A Ubiquitous Confusion in Cognitive Science," in
Cognition, Conceptual, and Methodological Issues, Pick, Van den Broek,
Knill, eds., American Psychological Assn.
- review of Varela
et al, The Embodied Mind, and Edelman, Bright Air, Brilliant
Fire, in New Scientist, 13 June.
- "Hitting the
Nail on the Head," (commentary on Thompson, Palacios and Varela),
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 15, 1, p. 35, 1992.
- "La Comprehension Artisanale," (French translation of "Do-It-Yourself
Understanding") in Fisette ed., Daniel C. Dennett et les Strat?gies
Intentionnelles, Lekton, 11, Winter.
Campaign for Safe Science," in B. Lower and G. Rey eds., Meaning in Mind:
Fodor and his Critics, Blackwell.
- "Two Contrasts:
Folk Craft versus Folk Science and Belief versus Opinion," Greensboro NC
conference on the Future of Folk Psychology, in J. D. Greenwood, ed., The
Future of Folk Psychology.
- "The Brain and
its Boundaries," (review of C. McGinn, The Problem of Consciousness), The
Times Literary Supplement, May 10, 10, 1991.
Patterns," Journal of Philosophy, 88:1, 27-51.
- "Lovely and
Suspect Qualities," in E. Villanueva, ed., Consciousness.
- "Teaching an old dog new tricks," (commentary on Schull), BBS,
- "Memes and the
Exploitation of Imagination," The Journal of Aesthetics and Art
Criticism, 48:2, Spring.
- "Betting your life on an algorithm," commentary on Penrose, BBS,
- review of Langton, ed., Artificial Life, in Biology and
Interpretation of Texts, People and Other Artifacts," in Philosophy and
Phenomenological Research, I, Supplement, Fall.
- N. Humphrey and
Dennett, "Speaking for Our Selves," in Raritan.
- "The Origins of
Selves," Cogito, 3, 163-73, Autumn 1989. Reprinted in Daniel Kolak and
R. Martin, eds., Self & Identity: Contemporary Philosophical
Issues, Macmillan, 1991.
- review of
Penrose, The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws
of Physics, in Times Literary Supplement.
Ethology: Hunting for Bargains or a Wild Goose Chase?" in Montefiore and
Noble, eds., Goals, Own Goals, and No-Goals, Unwyn Hyman.
- "Mother Nature
versus the Walking Encyclopedia," In Ramsey, Rumelhart and Stich, eds.,
Philosophy and Connectionist Theory.
- review of Fodor,
Psychosemantics in Journal of Philosophy.
Philosophers Encounter AI," Daedalus, 117, pp. 283-296.
- "The Intentional Stance in Theory and Practice," in Whiten and Byrne,
eds., Machiavellian Intelligence, Oxford University Press.
Qualia," in A. Marcel and E. Bisiach, eds, Consciousness in Modern
Science, Oxford University Press 1988
Creative Intelligence is Hard to Find," (Commentary on Whiten and Byrne),
- "Out of the
Armchair and Into the Field," Poetics Today.
- review of Honderich, A Theory of Determinism: The mind, neuroscience,
and life-hopes, "Coming to terms with the determined," Times Literary
Supplement, November 4-10.
- "Ways of Establishing Harmony," in B. McLaughlin, ed., Dretske and His
Error and Intentionality," in Y. Wilks and D. Partridge, eds, Sourcebook on
the Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, New Mexico University Press
OTHER AVAILABLE PREPRINTS BY DANIEL DENNETT:
- "Eliminate the
Middletoad!" (commentary on Ewert), Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 10,
- "Commentary on
Cam," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, XLVIII, 339-41,
- "Intentionality" (with
John Haugeland), in R. L. Gregory, ed., The Oxford Companion to the
Mind, Oxford University Press 1987
1990-2 "'Epiphenomena:' what are you talking about?"
1992-1 "Verbal Language as a
Communicative System," in Italian translation.
1994-1 "Postscript, 1994," for
P.K. Moser and J.D. Trout, eds, Materialism, to be published by Routledge Ltd in
1996-4 "Consciousness in Human
and Robot Minds," in volume of the International Institute for Advanced Studies,
(Kyoto, Japan, September, 1994), volume on Cognition, Computation and
Consciousness, Ito et al, eds., to be published by OUP.
1996-5 "Cog as a Thought
Experiment," For Monte Verita special issue, forthcoming
1996-6 "Did HAL Commit Murder?"
For Stork volume, 2001.
"One Fan's Pratfalls" forthcoming in Boston Review
NEVER-TO-APPEAR PAPERS BY DANIEL DENNETT:
"A route to
intelligence: oversimplify and self-monitor."
AVAILABLE PRE/REPRINTS BY AFFILIATED AUTHORS:
- "Voiced images, imagined voices," Biological Psychiatry, 27, pp.
- with Reuter-Lorenz & Moscovitch, "Hemispheric control of spatial
attention," Brain and Cognition, 12, pp. 240-66. 1990
- with Green, M.F., "Auditory hallucination in schizophrenia: does humming
help?" Biological Psychiatry, 25, 630-3. 1990
- with Hicks, R.E., "The extended present: evidence from time estimation
by amnesics and normals," in G. Vallar & T. Shallice, eds.,
Neuropsychological Impairments of Short-Term Memory, Cambridge Univ.
Press, London, pp. 319-30. 1990
- with Parlow, S.F., "Asymmetrical transfer of Braille acquisition between
hands," Brain and Language. 1990
- with Duffy, C.J., "The role of dorsal/ventral processing dissociation in
the economy of the primate brain," Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 13,
pp. 553-54. 1990
- with Green, M.F., "Subvocal activity and auditory hallucinations: clues
for behavioral treatments," Schizophrenia Bulletin, 16, pp. 617-26.
- "Overfocusing: An apparent subtype of attention deficit-hyperactivity
disorder," in Amir, Rapin & Branski, eds., Pediatric Neurology:
Behavior and Cognition of the Child with Brain Dysfunction, S. Karger,
Basel, pp. 18-35. 1991
- "Emotional lateralization," in Levick, Frost & Pfister, eds.,
Brain Impairment: Advances in Applied Research, Proceedings of the
Fifteenth Annual Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain
Impairment, Univ. of Newcastle, NSW, pp. 9-14. 1991
- "Orientational bias in unilateral neglect," in Levick, Frost &
Pfister, eds., Brain Impairment: Advances in Applied Research,
Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Conference of the Australian Society for
the Study of Brain Impairment, Univ. of Newcastle, NSW, pp. 207-20. 1991
- with Jankowiak, Shalev, & Bachman, "Preserved visual imagery and
categorization in a case of associative visual agnosia," Journal of
Cognitive Neuroscience, 4(2), pp. 119-31. 1992
- "Integrated corticial field model of consciousness," in Ciba Foundation
Symposium No. 174, Experimental and Theoretical Studies on
Consciousness, John Wiley & Sons, London, pp. 43-60. 1993
- "Development of attention and metacognition," in I. Rapin & S.
Segalowitz, eds., Handbook of Neuropsychology, vol. 7, Elsevier
Biomedical, Amsterdam, pp. 261-78. 1993
- "Neurological aspects of language development disorders," in Blanken,
Dittmann, Grimm, Marshall & Wallesch, eds., Handbook of Linguistic
Disorders and Pathologies, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 585-94. 1993
- "Orientational bias model of unilateral neglect: Evidence from
attentional gradients within hemispace," in Robertson & Marshall, eds.,
Unilateral Neglect: Clinical and Experimental Studies, Lawrence
Erlbaum, New York, pp. 63-86. 1994
- "Sugar and the Hyperactive Child," New England Journal of
Medicine, 330, pp. 355-56. 1994
- "Mechanism of neglect: Implications for rehabilitation,"
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 4(2), 151-3. 1994
- "Neuropsychology of attention," in D. W. Zaidel, ed., Handbook of
Perception and Cognition, vol. 15 (Neuropsychology), Academic Press, New
York, pp. 105-23. 1994
- "Models of consciousness: Serial or parallel in the brain?" in M.S.
Gazzaniga, ed., The Cognitive Neurosciences, MIT Press, Cambridge,
MA, pp. 1321-30. 1994
- with Hiscock, M., "Phylogeny and ontogeny of cerebral lateralization,"
in Davidson & Hugdahl, eds., Brain Asymmetry, Bradford Books,
Cambridge, MA, pp. 535-78. 1995
- "Awareness of one's own body: A neuropsychological hypothesis," in
Bermudez, Marcel & Eilan, eds., The Body and the Self, Bradford
Books, Cambridge, MA, pp. 205-23. 1995
- with Yazgan, Wexler, Peterson & Leckman, "Functional significance of
individual variations in callosal area," Neuropsychologia, 33, pp.
- "The intralaminar thalamic nuclei: Subjectivity pumps or
attention-action coordinators?" Consciousness and Cognition, 4,
- Steven Daniels, "The anthropology of folk psychology," Behavioral and
Brain Sciences, 16(1), pp. 38-39. 1993
- Robert Alva Noe, "The Primacy of the Personal," Center Working
- Robert Alva Noe, "Thought and Experience," Center Working Paper,
- Robert Alva Noe, Experience and the Mind: An essay on the metaphysics
of experience, UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995
- John Roberts, "Qualia and Animal Consciousness," Center Working
- Adam Westoby,
"The Ecology of Intentions: How to make Memes and Influence People;
Culturology " Center Working Paper, 1996-1
- An Honors
Thesis by Marcus Arvan, Tufts University Class of 1998
- Don Ross and Paul Dumouchel, "Emotions as Strategic Goals," 2004,
published in Rationality and Society 16: 251-286 and 307-318.
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