Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking

Author: Daniel C. Dennett
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348784
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The philosophy professor behind Breaking the Spell and Consciousness Explained offers exercises and tools to stretch the mind, offering new ways to consider, discuss and argue positions on dangerous subject matter including evolution, the ...

From Bacteria To Bach And Back

Author: Daniel C. Dennett
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141978058
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This is Daniel C. Dennett's brilliant answer, extending perspectives from his earlier work in surprising directions, exploring the deep interactions of evolution, brains and human culture.

Novum Organum Ii

Author: Dr. Chris Edwards
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475810016
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... Novum Organum Mapping the features of one complex thing onto the features
of another complex thing that you already (think you) understand is a famously
powerful thinking tool, but it is so powerful that it often leads thinkers astray when
their imaginations get captured by a treacherous analogy. —Daniel C. Dennett,
Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking A craft arises when many thoughts
that arise from experience result in one universal judgment about similar things.

Philosophy Bites Again

Author: David Edmonds
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191007250
Size: 31.20 MB
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... harmful action. He received his BA and PhD from Harvard University, where he
also completed a postdoctoral fellowship. Daniel Dennett is the Austin B. Fletcher
Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University, and codirector of the Center for
Cognitive Studies. His most recent book is Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for
Thinking (2013). David Edmonds is a BBC World Service radio documentary
maker and a senior research associate at Oxford's Uehiro Centre for Notes on
Contributors.