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Australasian Journal of Philosophy – New Issue

Volume 85 Issue 1 of the Australasian Journal of Philosophy was released today. If you’re not aware of this great publication then I strongly suggest you take a look. Continue reading ‘Australasian Journal of Philosophy – New Issue’

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That Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Thingy

Oh yeah, we all know what that is. Just when you get your head around Descartes’ ideas about the mind and ‘our’ physical reality being connected through the pineal gland someone comes along and says ‘no, that’s not quite right. It’s the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex that is the causal nexus’. There’s a reason I chose Philosophy over Biology and I think this sums it up nicely. Anyhow, you can head over to news@nature.com to check out a review of the paper HERE.

On a more serious note though, what do you think of such a connection? Is it more plausable than the pineal gland theory?

Posted by Simon Ives.


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