David Chalmers

Paper: Constructing the World

What is the minimal vocabulary that Laplace's demon would need in order to know all truths about the world?

David Chalmers is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Consciousness at the Australian National University and also Visiting Professor of Philosophy at New York University. He is the author of The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory, and numerous other books and articles in philosophy and cognitive science. His 2010 John Locke Lectures at Oxford will shortly be published as Constructing the World.