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 ...

Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking

Author: Daniel C. Dennett
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393240681
Size: 36.39 MB
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Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking offers seventy-seven of Dennett’s most successful "imagination-extenders and focus-holders" meant to guide you through some of life’s most treacherous subject matter: evolution, meaning, mind ...

Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking

Author: Daniel C Dennett
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014197012X
Size: 11.16 MB
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An enlightening and practical store of knowledge, Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking will teach you to think truly independently and creatively. [Praise for Daniel Dennett's Freedom Evolves]: 'This is a serious book with a ...

From Bacteria To Bach And Back The Evolution Of Minds

Author: Daniel C. Dennett
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393242080
Size: 38.55 MB
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Part philosophical whodunit, part bold scientific conjecture, this landmark work enlarges themes that have sustained Dennett’s legendary career at the forefront of philosophical thought.

Consciousness Explained

Author: Daniel C. Dennett
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316439487
Size: 51.94 MB
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Our current theories about conscious life-of people, animal, even robots--are transformed by the new perspectives found in this book.

Elbow Room

Author: Daniel Clement Dennett
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262540421
Size: 51.58 MB
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Essays discuss reason, self-control, self-definition, time, cause and effect, accidents, and responsibility, and explain why people want free will

Brainchildren

Author: Daniel Clement Dennett
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262540902
Size: 23.23 MB
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This book brings together Dennett's essays on the philosophy of mind, artificial intelligence, and cognitive ethology that appeared in inaccessible journals from 1984 to 1996.

Soul Dust

Author: Nicholas Humphrey
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140083807X
Size: 49.24 MB
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How is consciousness possible? What biological purpose does it serve? And why do we value it so highly? In Soul Dust, the psychologist Nicholas Humphrey, a leading figure in consciousness research, proposes a startling new theory.

Brainstorms

Author: Daniel Clement Dennett
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262540377
Size: 63.81 MB
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This collection of 17 essays by the author offers a comprehensive theory of mind, encompassing traditional issues of consciousness and free will.

Sweet Dreams

Author: Daniel Clement Dennett
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262042253
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The author of Consciousness Explained revises and renews his Multiple Drafts Model of consciousness in the light of recent research.