Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: philosophy

15 bookmarks tagged “philosophy

The Dangerous Ideas of “Longtermism” and “Existential Risk” ❧ Current Affairs

currentaffairs.org/2021/07/the-dangerous-ideas-of-longtermism-and-existential-risk
<p>So-called rationalists have created a disturbing secular religion that looks like it addresses humanity’s deepest problems, but actually justifies pursuing the social preferences of elites.</p>

Being Alone — Ankit Shah

ankit.fyi/being-alone
A reflection on loneliness, solitude, and the relationship we form with ourselves.

Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief | Aeon Essays

aeon.co/essays/consciousness-is-neither-a-spooky-mystery-nor-an-illusory-belief
Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief. It’s a valid and causally efficacious biological reality

Welcome to Principia Cybernetica Web

pespmc1.vub.ac.be/DEFAULT.html
Principia Cybernetica tries to tackle age-old philosophical questions with the help of the most recent cybernetic theories and technologies.

Faut-il être heureux ?

franceculture.fr/conferences/universite-de-strasbourg/faut-il-etre-heureux
La question a de quoi surprendre. Qui ne souhaite l'être ? Mais aujourd'hui chacun semble sommé d'être heureux : une injonction au bonheur retentit de toutes parts, sans que la définition du bonheur soit devenue plus claire...