Keith Frankish: Illusion of Phenomenal Consciousness & Ethical Implications of Illusionism

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Keith Frankish is a Honorary Reader in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, a Visiting Research Fellow at The Open University, & an Adjunct Professor with the Brain & Mind Programme in Neurosciences at the University of Crete. He is the author of "Mind and Supermind" & "Consciousness", as well as numerous journal articles & book chapters. He is the editor of "Illusionism as a Theory of Consciousness" & the co-editor of "In Two Minds: Dual Processes and Beyond", "New Waves in Philosophy of Action", "The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science", & "The Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence".

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- Keith's Website: https://www.keithfrankish.com/
- Keith's Twitter: https://twitter.com/keithfrankish?s=20
- Keith's Aeon Essays: https://aeon.co/users/keith-frankish
- Keith's Illusionism Lectures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2n-s6C1iYQ&list=PLiDYw1G3ZEaLizOlf6flLc876ZpsIzmEs

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TIMESTAMPS:
(0:00) - Introduction
(0:44) - Mind-Body Problem & Cartesian Dualism
(13:19) - David Chalmers & The Hard Problem
(20:25) - Illusionism
(32:07) - Access vs phenomenal (consciousness)
(43:42) - Daniel Dennett & the Cartesian Theater
(56:39) - Weak & strong Illusionism
(1:06:46) - Supporters of Illusionism
(1:14:43) - Counter-arguments
(1:30:28) - Knowledge argument
(1:45:32) - Ethical implications of Illusionism
(1:56:54) - Phenomenological psychopathology
(2:04:08) - Derren Brown & "Tricks of the Mind"
(2:14:52) - Nicholas Humphrey & "Soul Dust"
(2:26:55) - Keith's next book: "Descartes's Prison"
(2:31:16) - Paul Broks & "Into the Silent Land"
(2:36:58) - Psychological Zombies & Philosophical Zombies
(2:48:21) - Religion & expressions of humanity
(2:55:16) - Conclusion