What Do Frogs And Steam Trains Have To Do With The Human Mind? Huxley’s Epiphenomenalism And Mental Causation

Introduction The 19th century was an exciting time to be alive. Incredible inventions were being discovered (such as the steam engine) new scientific theories were being developed (such as Darwin’s theory of evolution) and new philosophical positions were being created (such as utilitarianism). The Victorians were also fascinated with carrying out lobotomies and decapitations onContinue reading “What Do Frogs And Steam Trains Have To Do With The Human Mind? Huxley’s Epiphenomenalism And Mental Causation”

Why Hume being a historian is funny.

IntroductionHistory is incredibly important in the modern day world in order to understand the behaviour of the human race and to predict from current factors what may occur in the future. One of the contributors to our understanding is David Hume through his book “The History of England”. However, as a result of his definitionContinue reading “Why Hume being a historian is funny.”