RE: Sentience

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Wed Jun 02 2004 - 08:53:12 MDT

> A *philosophy* of mind? Of what conceivable use is a
> *philosophy* of mind?

To guide thinking about the mind, in those aspects where science does
not yet give useful guidance.

Where empirical evidence is too badly insufficient, we have to rely to
an extent on intuition, and philosophy is basically (collectively and/or
individually) systematized intuition.

-- Ben G

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