196: Weird ideas and opaque minds (Eric Schwitzgebel)

October 29, 2017

Philosopher Eric Schwitzgebel returns to the show to explore several related questions: His taxonomy of the three different styles of thinker — “Truth,” “Dare,” and “Wonder” — and whether one of them is better than the others. His case for why it’s bad to interpret people “charitably.” And his seemingly paradoxical claim that we are frequently wrong about our own conscious experience.

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