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What Emily Dickinson Can Teach Neuroscience

This from Evan Thompson. As Evan points out the phrase “Wider than the Sky” was first brought to wider attention by Gerald Edelman which I originally read as supporting material for my work on Hayek’s The Sensory Order.

Philosophy Of Mind

You might just as well say 'I see what I eat' is the same thing as 'I eat what I see'

The wonderful Gilbert Ryle in discussion with James Urmson from 1972 (in 5 parts). Also see Jerry Cohen’s take-off of Ryle in the final video:

Philosophy Of Mind

Externalism in Philosophical Issues

Several papers relating to extended mind, collective belief and extended knowledge in Philosophical Issues. Not one mention of Hayek . . . and minimal network or complexity theory. 34 more words

Cognitive Science

Emergence and a Flock of Neurons

Dan Scherlis just sent me a short video showing starlings in flight, taken at 600 FPS. This fascinating video led me to think about emergence (never far from my mind) and ultimately to recent work in brain organization, or what’s known as the “ 767 more words