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A pattern theory of self

Another interesting paper by Shaun (OK, I know the image is associated with William’s classic work but I like the image and it’s salient). . CognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive scienceExtended MindExternalismmetaphysicspersonal identityphilosophical psychologyPhilosophy of mindShaun Gallagher

Daniel Kahneman on Cognitive Traps

Daniel Kahneman’s recently released book Thinking, Fast and Slow aimed at a popular audience is certainly generating a great deal of press, so far as I can tell, most of it very positive. Here he is outlining his experimental work in a Ted Talk. As a behavioral economist much of what he says about rationality will have…

Sameness and Substance Renewed

It’s been ten years since the release of David Wiggins’ Sameness and Substance Renewed. I notice that it has gone into a second edition, which is good news. This book must rate as one of my favourite works and I believe is somewhat neglected (I originally read S&S and was impressed that reading S&SR didn’t…