Ideas from 'Sweet Dreams' by Daniel Dennett [2005], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Sweet Dreams' by Dennett,Daniel [MIT 2005,0-262-04225-8]].

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15. Nature of Minds / B. Features of Minds / 5. Qualia / c. Explaining qualia
Obviously there can't be a functional anaylsis of qualia if they are defined by intrinsic properties
16. Persons / B. Concept of the Self / 6. Denial of the Self
The work done by the 'homunculus in the theatre' must be spread amongst non-conscious agencies
17. Mind and Body / E. Mind as Physical / 2. Reduction of Mind
Intelligent agents are composed of nested homunculi, of decreasing intelligence, ending in machines
17. Mind and Body / E. Mind as Physical / 3. Eliminativism
I don't deny consciousness; it just isn't what people think it is
18. Thought / B. Mechanics of Thought / 6. Artificial Thought / a. Artificial Intelligence
What matters about neuro-science is the discovery of the functional role of the chemistry