Posts Tagged 'Philosophy of Mind'

Playing with the environment, playing with minds

I’m taking a final year course at the moment titled Philosophy and Cognitive Science which has been both challenging and fascinating.  This week we have been discussing Clark and Chalmers paper ‘The Extended Mind’ (I’m sure you’ll be able to find this online somewhere).  The following post deals with a particular thought I had while reading this paper and listening to the Lecture (lectures by John Sutton with Mitch Parsell).

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Are Political Persuasions Genetically Determined?

An interesting question and one I wouldn’t have looked at without some prodding. I was reading an interesting article today in the journal Nature: Neuroscience which argues that one’s decision making abilities are dependent upon political persuasion. Continue reading ‘Are Political Persuasions Genetically Determined?’

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