Daniel Dennett Retrospective

Sunday, June 30, 2024

What Is It

In April 2024, we lost one of the greatest American philosophers of our time—Daniel Dennett. Known for his brilliant mind and controversial views, his contributions to philosophy include topics like consciousness, AI, evolution, atheism, intentions, free will and moral responsibility. In this special episode remembering his life and work, Josh and Ray are joined by Jenann Ismael from Johns Hopkins University, author of How Physics Makes Us Free, to listen to some of Dennett's past appearances on the program with John and Ken.

Transcript

Transcript

Daniel Dennett  
We—we human beings—we are the makers of the divisors the inventors.

Josh Landy  
Coming up on Philosophy Talk: the philosophy of Daniel Dennett.