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Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind
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March 27, 2012
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August 8, 2012
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The author was interviewed in Episode 89 of the Brain Science Podcast

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The questions being asked in this fascinating volume are "what kind of entity can be said to be a mental entity" or "what has a mind and what doesn't", but also "where is mind - where does it begin and end?" Evan Thompson sets out to show that living things are synonymous with mental things drawing from molecular biology, evolutionary theory, neuroscience, complex systems theory, psychology, phenomenology, and analytic philosophy. Following Gregory Bateson and Francisco Varela before him, Thomps ...more
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