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Daniel Dennett @danieldennett Tufts University

I'm an author and philosopher of mind and cognitive scientist @philosophytufts.

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Joined Twitter 12/8/12


I've #justdonated to provide disaster relief after the explosion in Beirut. Donate on @justgiving and help raise £7… https://t.co/FiDkVGyM3E
8/11
2020
@Damian_Thar I might have known that folks fooled by the Orange Clown would also be taken in by the great "Dr. Berl… https://t.co/JzI7V2nldsRepublican senators are not just spineless; they're stupid if they can't see that their only hope of being fondly r… https://t.co/uUXyUSeXdn
8/6
2020
I will be very interested to learn “who wins” from the readers.But only if they give reasons why they think so.The… https://t.co/fePdZzYD0d
8/5
2020
Naomi Wolf gets it! Check out this great interview with Charlotte Dennett about her book on the Great Game for Oil… https://t.co/ljAqUNTPmT
7/27
2020
Jack talks Bryson https://t.co/G84KabLugQ
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7/18
2020
Sometimes laughter is the most appropriate response to solemn irrationality. https://t.co/oHevWThULo
7/11
2020
"Today, Tuesday July 7th, the year of our Noodly lord 2020, I, Pastafari: A Flying Spaghetti Monster Story is now a… https://t.co/0QjSn8hp8P
7/8
2020
A fine review of Charlotte Dennett's book on the Great Game for Oil https://t.co/WbR1ss7gT8
6/27
2020
"I participated in a moving and intelligent new documentary, The Search - Manufacturing Belief, that explores the m… https://t.co/fNqZbK6kf0
6/24
2020
Isn't nature amazing! https://t.co/JqSBsSAiZt
6/22
2020
As John Bolton's new book has sparked national security debates, check out Charlotte Dennett's CRASH OF FLIGHT 3804… https://t.co/O75cQKqOyl
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6/21
2020
The PERSIAN translation of FROM BACTERIA TO BACH AND BACK is a thing of beauty. Even if you can't read it (I can't)… https://t.co/GW4PXjSk6l
6/18
2020
Another Brewing Scandal: Saudi Arms Sales, the Ghost of a Reporter, and America’s Oil War in Yemen by Charlotte Den… https://t.co/Bm4HbmFx94
6/7
2020
This is the title of Haig’s book, which I don’t mention in my foreword! From Darwin to Derrida | The MIT Press https://t.co/7EJJG8DnxjIf you're looking for an exhilarating and challenging bout of thinking, see if you're up to David Haig's mind-bendi… https://t.co/Iq73cYnxA8
5/19
2020
Little Richard, The 'King And Queen' Of Rock And Roll, Dead At 87 https://t.co/0j8hbH8AE1 to Marion Williams. Sheer joy!
5/9
2020
We mustn't let our own crises drown out the injustices being perpetrated elsewhere. No one should be imprisoned for… https://t.co/82r0hr8rvF
5/5
2020
Sing along! The Liar Tweets Tonight https://t.co/s2ziMqdR8M via @YouTube
4/23
2020
This is a book of good thinking about important things. For kids and their parents. https://t.co/eh96VISTOn
4/21
2020
Wake up, Banana Republicans in the Senate! If you don't want to go down in history as complicit in the destruction… https://t.co/TlE4Ye8Znu
4/16
2020
It's Midnight in Washington - Make This Stunning Ad Go Viral https://t.co/grjszudP2w
4/13
2020
Oil wars and the unsolved death of America’s man in the Middle East https://t.co/saoQorQ7wB
4/11
2020
Well of course. Truth and consistency mean nothing to them https://t.co/H0vWDgTtk7
4/4
2020
Check of the interview with Charlotte Dennett about her book THE CRASH OF FLIGHT 3804. https://t.co/gs0KBPZ2H6
4/2
2020
It’s hard to notice silence when everybody is crying for help but I am waiting to hear deep apologies from those wh… https://t.co/vbuYeLgvo1
3/30
2020
https://t.co/SaaY64I2Wx An unholy alliance if ever there was one.
3/28
2020
https://t.co/yMQvxMxsao What the world needs now. A virtual hug and handshake and a song.
3/27
2020
Watch a doctor demonstrate how to safely bring groceries home during the coronavirus crisis https://t.co/Sr3FJteXpyThe Truth About Pi - YouTube https://t.co/yE5lpdDUvl @SonOfAllNations Trump has known since January that he could save lives in the USA by considering others, not just… https://t.co/I0CLLg1hGX
3/26
2020
How often do you get to look out for yourself and be a hero at the same time? Stay home, plan carefully, wash your… https://t.co/XHn3nD9tIJIf, as many predict, doctors and nurses will soon have to make terrible choices about who gets the ventilator and w… https://t.co/oQvBNG2Rmq
3/25
2020
And here's Trump https://t.co/vz3WCpKICthttps://t.co/ldt6quvCAh compare and contrast: Merkel A+. Trump Fhttps://t.co/ldt6quvCAh Now THIS is the kind of message a great leader sends to her people. You don't have to unde… https://t.co/XwUMRRBdOjmy sister's important new book. Check it out! https://t.co/ITcTylzzQd
3/22
2020
Thanks for letting me know that my 're-introduction' of Ryle's CONCEPT OF MIND wasn't available. I've found a pdf o… https://t.co/2kaWj6YTRn
3/21
2020
@tnchann Sorry. I didn’t realize there was a paywall. I’ll fix that tomorrow
3/17
2020
The beautiful, mysterious science of how you hear (Jim Hudspeth | TED@NAS) With my new hearing aids, I listened in… https://t.co/aJPyBK2CFJhttps://t.co/061gJY6IRX This is the best information/advice I've encountered on COVID-19.
3/13
2020
On track to a standard model My commentary on Graziano et al, on consciousness models. https://t.co/TvnD8USWi2
3/10
2020
This is a MUST READ. Think about it. Talk it up. Dems, You Can Defeat Trump in a Landslide https://t.co/2xIerVXaOp
2/26
2020
An insightful review worth waiting 30 years for! https://t.co/PwpsxpdbSo
2/23
2020
April 25, a feast for the mind, featuring Sue Blackmore, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Doug Hofstadter, Jenann Ismae… https://t.co/XHaXcYA6tZApril 25, a feast for the mind, featuring Sue Blackmore, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Doug Hofstadter, Jenann Ismae… https://t.co/yKsiXdnWoo
2/11
2020
I have just finished reading Edward Snowden’s book Permanent Record. Everybody should read it. Seriously. His whistleblowing is not over.
2/3
2020
Does anybody know an app that both deletes an email in your inbox and blocks the sender without further ado? II want one!
1/31
2020
Republican Senators! Think about it: this week is probably the last chance in your life to be a national hero. It… https://t.co/c2tPidRvZg
1/20
2020
My Tufts colleague, Michael Levin, is making Xenobots out of frog cells. Amazing video. https://t.co/9fBwfW7FxD
1/14
2020
Did HAL commit murder? What would it take? I wrote this piece back in 1997, but it seems more relevant today. https://t.co/I91WcWlJhR
1/9
2020
Another excellent interview, this time with Sean Carroll. Audio, not video. If you haven't overdosed on Dennett in… https://t.co/3a1hHRCfebNew link! The previous one had a problem with the audio. This is Louis Godbout's excellent interview with me about… https://t.co/Fb6MBMqQzj
1/6
2020
The best interview with me about consciousness, qualia and answering the Hard Question. Well done, Louis! https://t.co/mY9CZxt7Id
1/5
2019
Ronnie Chatah does an excellent interview with me about my love of Beirut. https://t.co/Sm50QaLYM3
11/25
2019
A safe house for ex-Muslims in Africa. A good way to help the world into the 21st century. Join me! https://t.co/XFZp0ek8Vt
11/4
2019
@wrwveit @distributedcog @metaphysics_grl Who claims I’ve ever said this?
10/28
2019
@PeterMonnerjahn @sjzara @TEDTalks The Beginning of Infinity, P153-4: Qualia are neither describable nor predictab… https://t.co/r2IlH6uoEf
10/16
2019
David Deutsch is not right about everything, but he's right about this. Wonderful talk. After billions of years of… https://t.co/uzRqQuRhIl
10/15
2019
Yes shame on you, John Horgan. https://t.co/kTA6H5B1gM
9/28
2019
It's WAY too late for any Republicans in Congress to emerge as patriots or heroes; their only hope now is to be for… https://t.co/AfHhcacOml
9/26
2019
When will their population double? it won't take long, i daresay. https://t.co/4WKV3DIL90
9/20
2019
A great milestone for a great project. Well done, all. Dan Dennett https://t.co/n6hlVVJXns
9/18
2019
Home with a new hip. Hip hip hooray! https://t.co/NYK4e5HctoH
9/17
2019
The Democratic candidates are all so much smarter and better-informed than Trump. And, just as obviously, they are… https://t.co/1d2btyUbnP
9/13
2019
@StanDehaene Yes Stan the Wall’s are tumbling. Good work!The Libet results on free will and their many descendants are crumbling now, and there is more to come. A nice case… https://t.co/P5U8SVDbKG
9/12
2019
I took part in a documentary film about The Church of The Flying Spaghetti Monster called @ipastafaridoc a while ag… https://t.co/NCVHSkywfF
9/9
2019
Now that I'm mobile again, thanks to a fine team of surgeons, doctors, nurses, physical therapists, and others, I w… https://t.co/rm1ulmyCeS @david__moser Yes
9/7
2019
Got my new hip this AM and took my first steps at 5pm (with a walker and two nurses at my back)!
9/6
2019
Another good interview, by some graduate students. https://t.co/4rYwp8xxPr
9/2
2019
@RationalDblog a thoughtful perspective from a disillusioned pastor.
8/27
2019
If only more interviewers were as well-prepared and insightful as Jim Al-Khalili is! I enjoyed doing this, and enj… https://t.co/V0PCN8Zga4
8/21
2019
This is a well-made documentary on free will. https://t.co/NvCu0foPVC
8/15
2019
A first-rate fact-packed analysis of a phenomenon that has baffled historians for decades. It's time to recognize t… https://t.co/c8DIxMicVI
7/17
2019
@HuffPostBlog @HuffPostPol Just for the record, I tried to help raise the alarm about Epstein and Trump back on Oct 1, 2016. @AnnOlivarius @CantlonLab Just in case either of you have done or will do anything awful (I know nothing about you)… https://t.co/ND0TUMo2oP @CantlonLab In 2002 I was offered a ride to TED in the plane of a wealthy science philanthropist of whom I had nev… https://t.co/vMoxHhjl6m
7/11
2019
The play based on CAUGHT IN THE PULPIT is now ready for its opening, but we need some more supporters. Please join… https://t.co/Vcm6fGwDM1
7/8
2019
@seyyed_hosseini For the same reason I would love to read a book written for Iranians by an Iranian atheist transla… https://t.co/7lQOIccsuk
6/27
2019
A beautiful Persian translation of BREAKING THE SPELL is now online, thanks to Amir Maniee. A great example of how… https://t.co/OgeiqMWvYx
6/25
2019
A breath of fresh air. Some alternatives to the fetid 'words of wisdom' replicating like mosquitos.… https://t.co/AANjfo2BrC
6/7
2019
A fascinating day inside the CIA and a moving tribute to my father. https://t.co/cmaFDng4xI
5/22
2019
worth a few minutes of your time. https://t.co/Z4Z4mjkQb6
5/19
2019
I just donated to Kamala's presidential campaign. Join me today! https://t.co/uLqkQ2tZTR
5/14
2019
If anybody tells you the Mueller report clears Trump ask them a few questions about the report. Have they actually… https://t.co/9PaWZifO4p
4/19
2019
https://t.co/4nTjHkbrrZ What is logically possible and what is actually possible and what to worry about.
4/10
2019
Darwin would be pleased. A happy day. https://t.co/cc60A1p2DhEthical washing made in Europe https://t.co/sBNDVQBSVd This is very important. Read it and worry. Then get involved.
4/8
2019
Worth a careful read. https://t.co/GYmuTkoFRW
3/26
2019
dBlog post by Rodney Brooks: https://t.co/fi7Zmz6LFP An excellent corrective to some of the hype about machine lear… https://t.co/YrriJFqNUs
3/22
2019
@edge good sane piece by Alison Gopnik on POSSIBLE MINDS
3/21
2019
Modern atheism's Mount Rushmore comes together in 'The Four An insightful review.Horsemen' https://t.co/HLvxRTAYfchttps://t.co/IfCPxge97t
3/17
2019
The census citizenship question is specifically designed to harm immigrant communities. I just made my comment to p… https://t.co/LznRBUXEXV
3/11
2019
Sat. March 9th: "ON POSSIBLE MINDS: Philosophy and AI". David Chalmers & Daniel C. Dennett join me at Pioneer Works… https://t.co/m9U45WBs6P
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2/14
2019
Our play is now living and breathing--and moving and shaking. What a thrill to watch Steve Cosson and the actors w… https://t.co/mzdAx12DU6
2/9
2019
Hey world! So this is happening @LindaLaScola @danieldennett https://t.co/xgrtA0zaYz
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1/31
2019
How language began--a notorious mystery? Read Dan Dennett’s FROM BACTERIA TO BACH & BACK for audacious theory of me… https://t.co/PtO6OosonR
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1/28
2019

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