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Mind and Matter

Here’s a review from the NYT by the ever caustic Colin McGinn (one of my favourite philosophers of mind, however unfashionable some might think he is). H/T to Paul Raymont for the link and for tracking the toing and froing. Here is the equally polemical Raymond Tallis with a joint review of Deacon and Gazzaniga.


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E.O. Wilson: Still controversial after all these years

E.O. Wilson is still going strong and is still stirring things up after all these years. E.O. is on my mind since I’m co-authoring a paper on stigmergy and he is one of the major players. Here are write-ups of his latest work.

None other than Michael Gazzaniga in the WSJ

Washington Post

New York Times

Bloomberg

Nature (by subscription)