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Q+A with Antonio Damasio

This from MIT Technology Review (H/T to Mark Frazier). He believes that neurobiological research has a distinctly philosophical purpose. There was something that appealed to me because of my interest in literature and music. We wouldn’t have music, art, religion, science, technology, economics, politics, justice, or moral philosophy without the impelling force of feelings. I would…

Doing things with music

Two items of note (at least for me) from the excellent Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences: great to see this journal flourishing. I recall a correspondence with an eminent emeritus professor of philosophy at McGill around 2000 who nearly had a coronary when I told him of my interest in phenomenology (he’s still with us…