Swampman in the News

Donald Davidson’s Swampman, a physical doppelganger of a cognizer lacking the requisite history to have any memories but false ones, is in the news, though under the guise of “Boltzmann Brains”.
New York Times article
Wikipedia entry
Mind Hacks post

One Response to “Swampman in the News”

  1. Interesting connection.

    I am curious, has Davidson ever gotten anyone to accept the consequences of his argument as he sees them? I can’t imagine anyone actually being convinced by his argument, but I guess you never know.