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The increased pressure in the brain would lead to the fe. Does anybody know if there has been made an audio book version of The Mind’s I? Do we feel our part in the story of life is changed if the state of the author ourselves or God is changed?

Aug 19, Darin Stewart rated it really liked it. In this case, it is the teacher in the form of priest, pastor or rabbi, who has the questions and does not believe the answers they are expected to give. You’ll have a good understanding, though – assuming you do not start with it daniwl of just why they are or are not irresolvable and where philosophy currently stands on them.

I have been conducting a long discussion about the nature of consciousness with Lotz, Dwnnett and Wastrel in the comment thread to this review. Not bad, but not great either. Is it still conscious?

May 06, Mike rated it really liked it Shelves: Jorge Luis Borges and Richard Dawkins are two of my favorite authors and this book includes two stories by Borges and a selection from Dawkins’s excellent The Selfish Gene. We may not have souls; but whatever it is we do have, nature has a lot of material to make more for a long time, again and again. No trivia or quizzes yet. Well, the menre offers us up similar situations to act differently all the time, and sometimes we make different decisions than we did.


The Mind’s I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul

This book was an interesting read, a qualitative study of the experiences of individuals who have lost faith in God while in pastoral roles in their faith tradition. No trivia or quizzes pa. Mormon high school and vennett students also go through a watered-down version of theological seminary they actually call is Seminary at the HS level an This book surprised me.

From verbalizing chimpanzees to scientific speculations involving machines with souls, from the mesmerizing, maze-like fiction of Borges to the tantalizing, wl fiction of Lem and Princess Ineffable, her circuits glowing read and gold, The Mind’s I opens the mind to the Black Box of fantasy, to the windfalls of reflection, to new dimensions of exciting possibilities. Lists with This Book. He takes a so-called “compatibilist” approach in this books, that free will and determinism are compatible ideas.

Jan 13, Adam rated it it was ok. Books by Daniel C. However there is an alternative: I’ve always liked Daniel Dennett’s work and oj, although I had never read anything by Linda Lascola, but that might be because she hadn’t written any books before now.

The straight line is my past.

So we make approximations of others, and of ourselves, and introduce concepts such as “reason”, “self”, “responsibility”, “morality”, “control” and “meaning” as helpful social and personal compasses. Upon reading twenty or so years later I am still struck by how the stories and puzzles presented are still with us.


The Mind’s I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul by Douglas R. Hofstadter

Want to Read saving…. Oct 29, Ann Michael rated it liked it. Erlin rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Instead, she had become unusually serious, thoughtful and, to me, fascinating.

John Bigelow rated it liked it Sep 15, Want to Read saving…. Although you may not agree with the philosphical angle of each essay, you won’t be able to honestly disagree without having your own cognition and philosophical views deeply scratched and stimulated. Return to Book Page. There is danie point I would like to comment on.

Daniel Dennett and Douglas Hofstadder collected stories that inspired new thoughts and ideas. But maybe it’s the book, not me? By the early eighties I was pretty well known there.

Interesting, especially for the questioner. Each chapter is an excerpt from another cogsci-related book, the authors post their notes in the reflections section at the end of each chapter.

But I cannot shake that “feeling” that I am a free person. Still, I really enjoyed the book and found the voices of the people to be totally relatable. Dennett received his B.