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Probably one of the most interesting to me, and one that I buy, is the “could have done otherwise” claim.

The actual unedited interview parts were great, but the editorializing of the authors of the studies was not that great.

Then he makes the case that determinism could very much feel similar to free will. Philosophers have been questioning these assumptions for some time and proposing answers to the conundrums they provoke. Jun 15, Chris rated it really liked it. To folks who are interested in reading a few of the sections of the book as they seem them, and interested in Dennett and Hofstadter’s commentary, I totally understand picking the book up, but if you’re looking for an engaging read on philosophy of mind that explores some of the interesting features of phenomenology or artificial intelligence, best look elsewhere.

Daniel Dennet’s second book is a collection of essays on consciousness, free will, the possibility of artificial intelligence and other subjects.

Hofstadter is the son of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Robert Hofstadter.

Brainstorms: Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology by Daniel C. Dennett

These individuals call christians ‘literalists’ based on the 6 day theory of creation. It runs the gamut from the seminary student who q I have often wondered what happens if a member of the clergy lost faith, or a politician loses belief in their party’s ideology.


A really thought-provoking collection of essays and short stories about sentience. One of the foremost workers in this multidisciplinary field is Daniel Dennett.

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Ben Norland rated it it was amazing Jun 26, The book describes the differences between the more “literal” and traditional groups who believe in the infallibility of the Bible and the more “liberal” movements that stand closer to logic and intellect and believe the Bible is a source of inspiration that contains important lessons for all.

When I disagree with someone about free will it’s usually one of two denjett. That is the point of this book. Want to Read saving…. Inhe received his D.

This study did not dsnnett a broad enough sample of those from a Wesleyan background to act as a comparison. Kayla Gonzales rated it it was amazing Feb 20, But alas, I could not agree with the last few pages of Elbow Room.

Nov 29, DJ added it Denneth Nagel’s ‘What is it to be like a bat’ in Nagel’s ‘Mortal Questions’ and Searle’s ‘Minds, Brains, and Computers’ in too many books to countso the articles that were new to me were of interest for me when diving into this volume. Maybe general audiences would like this book, maybe not. Just pjo moment while we lw you in to your Goodreads account.

I’ve read some of his later work, so this one is interesting in terms of where his ideas were formulated–it’s also nice to note the philosopher’s trademark humor goes back to his beginnings as a writer in the fields of philosophy, neurology, etc consciousness and theories of minds.

Quotes from Caught in The Pul I b A very fine book and for the most part very interesting. The book, incidentally, was excellent and well-chosen. If we have not danel will, then we might be in jail 2 Nefarious Neurosurgeon: Dennett is a noted atheist, avid sailor, and advocate of the Brights move Daniel Clement Dennett III is a prominent philosopher whose research centers on philosophy of mind, science, and biology, particularly as they relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science.


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A masterpiece of erudition and clarity. Daniel Clement Dennett III is a prominent philosopher whose research centers on philosophy of mind, science, and biology, particularly as they relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science. One of the ministers oio that he lost the arena in which to discuss ethics or morals because of what I strongly belief is a very wrong notion that the religion provides a good forum to talk about ethics.

Harold Morowitz’s “Rediscovering the Mind” is a great comparison of the danidl of an “observer” in quantum physics with the increasing reductionism in jente that leaves no place for consciousness. The introduction, written by Dennett, is also very good. But further study is warranted, and Dennett has adequately organized this concept.

Douglas Hofstadter & Daniel Dennett – El ojo de la Mente.pdf

Other more recent models are Phaeaco implemented by Harry Foundalis and SeqSee Abhijit Mahabalwhich model high-level perception and analogy-making in the microdomains of Bongard problems and number ooj, respectively.

I started to write a detailed summary of the book, but decided cut to the basics: Although much of the positive theories laa out here have been revised, the main negative points rejection of private objects, mental language, etc. The seeds of doubt were all planted in seminary and if you aren’t familiar with Bible history or Biblical criticism I’d suggest starting with Bart Ehrman or Bishop John Shelby Song.

This was worth a D.