Warning. I tried to make What is Thought? self-contained and pedagogically friendly.
Some readers may find some of these links more difficult.
Princeton U. Psy/Orf 322, see class notes week 2 What is Thought? is assigned
reading for a class, the lecture notes discuss material from the book in a
Coevolution of Language and Theory of Mind An ongoing discussion I've contributed
some comments to, based on ideas in the book, and responses.
Cool science re: C. Elegans. C. Elegans ( c.f. WIT? p311-312) is a small worm,
more complex than
e coli (discussed in WIT? 13.1.1) and less complex than bees (13.1.2).
Thus this work would make a nice 18.104.22.168. Compare to these two,
and note, particularly, the genetic evidence here. In C. Elegans
evolution has produced genetic control of a neural network to
compute specific behaviors, where individual genes expressed in individual
neurons have been shown to be important to the behavior.
is finding biological circuits are composed of small meaningful subroutines.
Mindfullness Syllabus These guys are including What is Thought? in a syllabus
on mindfullness. I'm not familiar with their angle, but I seem to be one of only
two science books, in pretty good company.
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