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Edwyrd theurj Burj replied to Edwyrd theurj Burj's discussion States, stages, the WC lattice and the fold
"And then there's postmetatheory as highlighted in the Introduction to "Metatheory in the 21st Century." I appreciate that Tom Murray's last chapter was valued for 'prepositioning' metatheory itself, something…"
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Edwyrd theurj Burj replied to Edwyrd theurj Burj's discussion States, stages, the WC lattice and the fold
"Great paper  at the 2015 ITC conference: "Gebser's structures of consciousness and somatic development." It reinforces what I've discussed at length in this thread. We need to fully integrate previous structures but we…"
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Edwyrd theurj Burj replied to Edwyrd theurj Burj's discussion From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel Dennett
"I also found this interesting blog post on the relationship between memes and metaphors."
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Edwyrd theurj Burj replied to Edwyrd theurj Burj's discussion From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel Dennett
"There's also a FB thread on this. Glenn Gaasland commented: So with Dennett, he has his definition of "mind", and sees it largely in terms of its manifested properties which we can also relate to our own daily existence. Dennetts…"
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Edwyrd theurj Burj replied to Edwyrd theurj Burj's discussion From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel Dennett
"It occurred to me that memes are a lot like frames as Lakoff describes them. Lakoff has done extensive cognitive scientific work on schemas, metaphors and frames. Check out this lengthy article in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2014; 8: 958,…"
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Edwyrd theurj Burj replied to Edwyrd theurj Burj's discussion From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel Dennett
"There has been hot and at times rancorous debates in the scientific community about the existence of cultural memes ever since Dawkins proposed them. And Dennett expands on them in his new book. But can we scientifically measure them? See…"
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Edwyrd theurj Burj replied to Edwyrd theurj Burj's discussion From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel Dennett
"Not saying I agree or disagree with him, but he does bring science to the discussion. From the wiki bio: "Daniel Clement Dennett III (born March 28, 1942) is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the…"
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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel Dennett

Google talk on his new book, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds. The blurb:"How did we come to have minds? For centuries, this question has intrigued psychologists, physicists, poets, and philosophers, who have wondered how the human mind developed its unrivaled ability to create, imagine, and explain. Disciples of Darwin have long aspired to explain how consciousness, language, and culture could have appeared through natural selection, blazing promising trails that tend,…See More
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States, stages, the WC lattice and the fold 285 Replies

I decided to move this post over to its own thread to work on…Continue

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Google talk on his new book, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds. The blurb:"How did we come to have minds? For centuries, this question has intrigued psychologists, physicists, poets, and philosophers, who have wondered how the…Continue

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj in Book and Film Club. Last reply by Edwyrd theurj Burj Sep 16.

Evan Thompson 75 Replies

We have a thread for Varela in this sub-forum so I figured his cohort from The Embodied Mind would be worthy. I've provided some of his recent…Continue

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj in Postmetaphysical Visions and Visionaries. Last reply by Edwyrd theurj Burj Sep 16.

Real and false reason 347 Replies

I posted the following in the Yahoo Adult Development forum and am cross-posting here. I'll keep you apprised of some key responses, provided I get any: Building on the post below* regarding Lakoff's embodied reason, he seems to call into question…Continue

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj in IPS Inquiry. Last reply by Edwyrd theurj Burj Sep 12.

INTEGRAL ANTI-CAPITALISM cont'd. 755 Replies

For an introduction to this expanding meta-thread see Integral Anti-Capitalism pt I. We continue here because we have, hilariously, exceeded…Continue

Started by Layman Pascal in IPS Town Hall. Last reply by Edwyrd theurj Burj Sep 12.

A note on neologisms 176 Replies

* FYI, theurjism is the term for my unique neologisms.You may have noticed that I use a few terms that are not in the dictionary, that I've made up to get across a meaning that is also not in the dictionary. So let me clarify at least two of them…Continue

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj in Definitions and Resources. Last reply by Edwyrd theurj Burj Sep 12.

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