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"nothing says brazil like a bunch of silver space aliens" -- professor Hájek

on beautiful drive through yorkshire dales when this chap steps in the way

Robbie Williams asks for a little respect

stanley fish, robert rowland smith, joanna kavenna and barry smith on whether truth is eternal

despite the makeup of this panel, the scientific and philosophical consensus suggests that consciousness is not restricted to white men

late night midtown rooftop bar philosophy scene

visiting saul kripke's CUNY seminar on naming and necessity

Kelvin McQueen giving his smash hit plenary talk on consciousness and wave function collapse

first session of the Tucson conference: Anil Seth, Stan Dehaene, and Stu Hameroff on three roads to consciousness

Andrew Lee on the introspectoscope and the deep structure of experience

Alan, Bernie, Claudia, And dave (admittedly Bernie is camouflaged in the distance)

Claudia and i got lost in the museum of natural history for 30 minutes late at night en route to the reception. it was just us and the dinosaurs

kripke questioning williamson during williamson's kripke lecture

Pepsi-Cola panorama

Sleep No More!

Six surrealists

Surrealists' night out

hudson valley snowscape

palm beach boxing day partial family selfie

Emile, Njeri Thande, Claudia Passos, Jason Stanley and Daniel Stoljar

Njeri Thande and Jason Stanley

congrats to Неdda Мørсh, NYU postdoc extraordinaire, for gold medal from the king of norway for best dissertation at the university of oslo in 2014, on panpsychism and causation

in the anechoic chamber

breakfast with emile

new house in the woods!

in betty mohler's virtual reality lab in tübingen

canberra -> nyc. canberra: thanks for a great ten years and a great send-off, and see you soon. nyc: looking forward to a beautiful friendship

with dr. cusbert and dr. mcqueen (and the glorious prof. Hájek)

shirt over t-shirt! bought it from a covent garden shirt shop after ted honderich's club wouldn't let me in.

john, paul, george, ringo, philip, and dave

great chilean poets: stoljar and neruda

music in a little courtyard in the hills over valparaiso

liz smart scattering jack's ashes in namadgi national park

frank jackson in the black-and-white(ish) room

sunset over the ashokan reservoir outside woodstock

new baby


formerly undetached hair parts

from a hot air balloon at dawn over cappadocia

upside down in cappadocia

eating brains in istanbul

thanks zoe for the new birthday wardrobe!

with sider, stalnaker, stanley in m&l seminar

with ted sider and saul kripke at nyu mind and language seminar

large afternoon tea

Desperately clawing the elevator door

with zombie twin

on ABC radio talking about the metaphysics of pokemon go

asimov debate at the american museum of natural history on "is the universe a simulation", with neil degrasse tyson, lisa randall, jim gates, Max Tegmark, and zohreh davoudi. this is the point at which i was saying "i know how much you like philosophers, neil".

bold rationalist hypothesis: necessity is grounded in airports. (autocorrect apparently rejects "apriority" on quinean grounds.) pic courtesy of Keith Wilson at the excellent glasgow conference on emergence and grounding

with marcus hutter and his homemade virtual reality headset

RIP david armstrong (july 8, 1926 - may 13, 2014)

on stage with gareth evans

P.M.S. Hacker

Michael Strevens and P.M.S. Hacker

papagayo sunset

philosophers do the wave (led by Shieva Kleinschmidt commenting on Jonathan Schaffer's talk)

samba stoljar-style

samba from the hillside in rio

christmas 1973

spent the day sailing around the island of ithaca. dropped anchor and swam ashore here at a beautiful deserted beach unreachable by road

had a five-hour stopover in athens airport so dropped by the acropolis

time and unity workshop at harvard (with giant floating head)

at the Taj Mahal

miranda fricker talking at NYU about responsibility for implicit attitudes

susanna and ezra on the hudson

alan turing's office at bletchley park

world's oldest working computer: the harwell dekatron (from 1947) at bletchley park

bet you never expected to see these two together: kevin rudd and antonio damasio at an NYU workshop on philosophy and culture in an east-west context. (kev: "the third concentric circle represents, frankly, a kantian approach to culture.")

zip line at the arenal volcano in costa rica

happy 72nd birthday to saul

at dinner after the kripke lecture

ok, this collapsed facade around the corner is sort of dramatic

bloomington, indiana. first time in sixteen years

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