Collected Writings

BOOK-LENGTH WORKS

Links in red to pdfs. Links in blue to outside sources.

The Rise and Fall of Reality (1985, rev.1998, rev. 2008,)
[http://philpapers.org/rec/BRUTRA]
[http://bruiger.leftfieldpress.com]

The Room Without a View (1999, rev. 2009, unpublished short fiction) [https://openlibrary.org/books/OL26240423M]
[https://archive.org/details/THEROOMWITHOUTAVIEW.rev2017ByDanBruigerC1999]

Second Nature: the man-made world of idealism, technology and power (2006, Left Field Press/Trafford)
[https://archive.org/details/SecondNature.pdf/mode/2up]

The Found and the Made: science, reason, and the reality of nature (2016, Transaction/Routledge, copyright held by publisher)

Précis of The Found and the Made (2019)
[https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUTFA-2]

Holy Terror and the Beauty of It All: How to live with existential anxiety (2021, Left Field Press)

POEMS

Go Fly Your Kite: collected poems (unpublished)

ESSAYS IN PHILOSOPHY OF MIND

Point of View as an Approach to the Problem of Consciousness (2013, unpublished)

Why Is Consciousness Necessary? (2017)
[https://www.academia.edu/33484396]

What Is Consciousness? (2017)
[https://www.academia.edu/33485113]

Why There Is No Solution to the Mind-Body Problem (2017)
[https://www.academia.edu/33485599]
[https://www.academia.edu/36903817]

Can Science Explain Consciousness: Toward a Solution to the ‘Hard Problem’ (2017) [https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUCSE]
[https://www.academia.edu/31984553]
[https://archive.org/details/CANSCIENCEEXPLAINCONSCIOUSNESS]

Walking in the Shoes of the Brain: an ‘agent’ approach to phenomenality and the problem of consciousness (2018)
[https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUWIT-8]

How the Brain Makes Up the Mind: a heuristic approach to the Hard Problem of consciousness (2018)
[https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUHTB-3]
[https://www.academia.edu/36923331]

Free Will and Determinism (2019, unpublished)

The Problem of Consciousness (2019)
[https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUTPO-27]
[https://www.academia.edu/38207983]

ESSAYS IN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

Is Physical Reality Reducible to Thought? (2011) [http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/852?search=1]
[https://www.academia.edu/28847729]

Is Nature Real? (2012, unpublished)

Does Nature Have a Definite Information Content? (2012)
[fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/1353?search=1]
[https://www.academia.edu/31985073]

An Argument for a Second-Order Cosmology (2014)
[https://philarchive.org/archive/BRUAAF-2]
[https://www.academia.edu/31984949]

The Role of Mathematical Thought in Defining Physical Reality (2015) [http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2423]
[https://www.academia.edu/28835101]

Causes, Goals and Reasons; clarifying the meanings of teleology (2017)
[fqxi.org/data/essay-contest-files/Bruiger_Causes_goals_and_re.pdf]
[https://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2725]

On Deductionism (2017)
[https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUOD-2]
[https://www.academia.edu/32014314]

Physics and Fundamentalism: science as the continuation of religion by other means (2017)
[https://www.academia.edu/33484236]

The Problem of Cognitive Domains (2019)
[https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUTPO-29]

Grand Realizations (2019, unpublished)

On the Concept of Realness (2019, unpublished)

Randomness, Computability, and Embodiment (2020) [https://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/3413]

ESSAYS ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Is Artificial Life a Contradiction in Terms? (2012, unpublished)

Should Machines Be Tools or Tool-Users? (2018)
[https://www.academia.edu/36903776]

The Value Alignment Problem  (2021, unpublished)

What Is Intelligence In The Context of AGI (2021, unpublished)

ESSAYS ON ART AND LIFE

Art and the Unknown (2019)
[https://philpapers.org/rec/BRUAAT-7]
[https://www.academia.edu/38207947]
[https://archive.org/details/ARTANDTHEUNKNOWNDanBruiger/mode/2up]
Memento Mori (2019)