Augmented Empathy

We all live in our own consciousness bubbles. Call them worlds. They may be shared or multiplited. In order to get a glimpse of another individuals point of view one needs to enter that person’s world. The Theriomorphous-Cyborg of artist Simone Ferracina tries to help that process. Simone asks us to enter the world of […]

What is it like to be a bat?

In a classical article from 1974, the American philosopher Thomas Nagel shows that we need to take consciousness into account if we are to understand the point of view of another species. Nagel argues that that materialist theories of mind omit the essential component of thinking that there is something that it is (or feels) […]