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Gottlob Frege: The machine in the ghost

by Ray Monk

Frege’s mind was the most powerful motor in modern philosophy. But as a human being, he was a narrow man who left little mark



I am, therefore I think: Daniel Dennett’s hard problem

by Julian Baggini

Words turned our brains into minds, and got us hung up on the ghost in the machine. But a new book isn’t going to banish that spectre

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