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Failure: Why Science Is So Successful

Stuart Firestein - Science - 2015 - 208 pages
The general public has a glorified view of the pursuit of scientific research. However, the idealized perception of science as a rule-based, methodical system for accumulating ...
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A Theory of Immediate Awareness: Self-Organization and Adaptation in Natural ...

M. Estep - Computers - 2003 - 316 pages
This book presents a realist, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary theory of immediate awareness showing it is the most primitive cognitive network underlying all our ...
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Toward Consilience: The Bioneurological Basis of Behavior, Thoughts ...

Gerald A. Cory - Business & Economics - 2000 - 294 pages
This book is a comprehensive effort to establish a framework for consilience - the unification of the natural and social sciences. Grounded in physics, molecular biology, and ...
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Self-Organizing Natural Intelligence: Issues of Knowing, Meaning, and Complexity

Myrna Estep - Psychology - 2006 - 359 pages
This book brings new scientific methods to intelligence research that is still under the influence of 19th century single causal theory and method. The author describes a ...
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Perception, Action, and Consciousness: Sensorimotor Dynamics and Two Visual ...

Nivedita Gangopadhyay, Michael Madary, Finn Spicer - Medical - 2010 - 303 pages
What is the relationship between perception and action, between an organism and its environment, in explaining consciousness? This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of ...
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The Symbolic Species Evolved

Theresa Schilhab, Frederik Stjernfelt, Terrence Deacon - Science - 2012 - 290 pages
This anthology is a compilation of the best contributions from Symbolic Species Conferences I, II (which took place in 2006, 2007). In 1997 the American anthropologist Terrence ...
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Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion

William Fish - Philosophy - 2009 - 198 pages
This book provides the first full-length treatment of disjunctivism about visual experiences in the service of defending a naive realist theory of veridical visual perception ...
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Neurotechnologies of the Self: Mind, Brain and Subjectivity

Jonna Brenninkmeijer - Social Science - 2016 - 169 pages
Taking care of oneself is increasingly interpreted as taking care of one’s brain. Apart from pills, books, food, and games for a better brain, people can also use ...
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How Can Physics Underlie the Mind?: Top-Down Causation in the Human Context

George Ellis - Science - 2016 - 482 pages
Physics underlies all complexity, including our own existence: how is this possible? How can our own lives emerge from interactions of electrons, protons, and neutrons? This ...
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