Victim of the Brain


If you've heard about the 'brain in a vat' thought experiment but never had the time to read more about it, this movie is a quite pleasant dramatisation of the argument!

Victim of the Brain, 1:30:14 - 1988

[wikipedia article]

Victim of the Brain is a 1988 film by Dutch director Piet Hoenderdos, loosely based on The Mind's I, a compilation of texts and stories on the philosophy of mind and self, co-edited by Douglas Hofstadter and Daniel C. Dennett.

Features interviews with Douglas Hofstadter and Dan Dennett. Dennett also stars as himself. Original acquired from the Center for Research in Concepts and Cognition at Indiana University.

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Michele Pasin. Victim of the Brain. Blog post on www.michelepasin.org. Published on March 23, 2010.

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