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”.
Links:
New York Times article
Wikipedia entry
Mind Hacks post
Swampy

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.