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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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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
How to Escape Pseudo-Events in America: The Lessons of Covington https://t.co/OgVt0fpVGs
1/26
2019
An excellent thinking tool for speakers and listeners: how not to say it and why. This expanded edition of The Evas… https://t.co/s0OPsGx5gZ
1/6
2018
@danieldennett I thanked you in my Nobel Prize lecture in December https://t.co/oYMFv6WNxN
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12/29
2018
Why Amartya Sen remains the century’s great critic of capitalism – https://t.co/fcX9mqRNnm via @aeonmag
12/28
2018
@nescio13 Do any?? Never heard of such a thing.An exploration of a fine example of competence without comprehension, via a distributed process of unconscious, uni… https://t.co/rKecBzxc2x
12/14
2018
Let the competition begin! “Winners" is available at @icareifulisten . (Directed by @kasianalewajka, featuring musi… https://t.co/xcWQSSNZEQ
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12/13
2018
This is a trip! https://t.co/e7T2IGErTD
12/10
2018
On being invited by BBC Newsnight to go on TV tonight to discuss the Archbishop of Canterbury’s statement that God… https://t.co/AW7p5URVqC
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11/24
2018
An outstanding conference, with more than a dozen great talks, and all of the others good. Not just food for thoug… https://t.co/YioNzeFuYa
11/21
2018
How Plato Foresaw Facebook’s Folly https://t.co/ocJeXa2Dpz Definitely worth reading now, and sharing.
11/17
2018
https://t.co/gwLzQzSYJG check out Baba Brinkman's latest. We can believe in people without believing in what they believe in.
11/7
2018
@distributedcog @GreggDCaruso I am waiting for ANYONE to tell me how we can live well in a world without promise ke… https://t.co/PbXOVIrJpc
11/5
2018
Help Solve a Mystery See Text Below https://t.co/HaLQGvkzpt
10/20
2018
Here's a surprisingly useful thinking tool for anybody interested in the history of Western philosophy: a sort of g… https://t.co/B2ZKM6Vl1h
10/9
2018
A rare encounter with an honest-to-goodness dualist, and a Christian to boot, on purpose, consciousness, free will,… https://t.co/ekDX9nXZ8O
10/7
2018
When ‘what is’ is a matter of social consensus, what we should want makes all the difference. I think a world witho… https://t.co/VONPckVv30
10/6
2018
I have a good, constructive debate on free will, responsibility and punishment with Gregg Caruso. Do you want to li… https://t.co/MS1sOrjM6l
10/5
2018
If you're near St. Louis, here's a chance to hear and see the amazing NYC group, Alarm Will Sound, performing MIND… https://t.co/y3Jdbm4dRV
9/18
2018
Here it is. https://t.co/jN4VbmTMFNMy house in North Andover is still for sale. Not close to the gas explosions. Check it out.
9/15
2018
A fact-finding mission nears its conclusion; please help if you can! Help me Solve a Mystery https://t.co/a1hGwqtnzYI agree. The Times made a mistake. The Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed and the Trumpian Corruption of Language and t… https://t.co/qnG2qGXcj4
9/7
2018
Dennett as Synthetic Philosopher. Schliesser COMPREHENDS! I'm fortunate to have such an astute and sympathetic re… https://t.co/9nto9pyehU
8/31
2018
Check out the trailer for the new film, I, Pastafari, about the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. It's a fin… https://t.co/mXw0Re4wFd
8/20
2018
The day after I finished the draft of Consciousness Explained, we bought this house, and now we're moving on after… https://t.co/1w92vhnLmV
7/28
2018
Help make it happen for I, Pastafari Documentary Film Fund on @indiegogo https://t.co/DcZcBTiL32
7/18
2018
Opinion | Putin must wonder what else America knows about Russia https://t.co/yymVYM0h4s Exploring a curiously negl… https://t.co/iKzl42QrCo
7/16
2018
Trump’s advice to “sue” the EU shows how ignorant he is. Some deal-maker!!Vladimir, Please take your lapdog home with you when you return to Moscow. He’s been making a mess.
7/15
2018
If you thought you missed it, think again. The Rap Guide to Consciousness is extending its run off Broadway. A trea… https://t.co/OrL3iMINB0A reprise, a much needed bit of inspired silliness to take our minds off the news. Enjoy! https://t.co/6WQQMcGy7N
7/12
2018
Is this a new tipping point? When Trump curdles the goodwill of an evangelical church, the whole church staff packs… https://t.co/rNGpIUKWOI
7/2
2018
I wish I knew good answers to these important questions! https://t.co/mUjI6zq8LE
6/27
2018
It Can Happen Here https://t.co/rnTd7Lt93p via @nybooks An effective warning. Speak out, hold the line; we must pro… https://t.co/SvUYYHlk7p
6/22
2018
@GwydionS @ClergyProject Yes send me emailThis is the well-edited product of a meaty workshop Sean Carroll hosted a few years ago. Many good moments. A good… https://t.co/3Z8kwNEUUbAn excellent antidote to Christof Koch's Sci. Am. piece on consciousness. Many good, INFORMED essays in this volume… https://t.co/ocTJK6fcpD
5/22
2018
Read and worry. Opinion | Watch what happens in Rome. It could be our post-Trump future. https://t.co/mYsqDf9KSL
5/20
2018
and i have no idea where that ‘aq’ came from. Perhaps i was trying to edit my tweet after ot had been launched. Any typo theories?I meant withOUT justifying, in the Dershowitz tweet.
5/18
2018
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5/14
2018

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