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By Igor Aleksander,Helen Morton

Aristotle's convincing philosophy is probably going to have formed (even in some way) lots of our present ideals, prejudices and attitudes to lifestyles. This comprises the best way our brain (that is, our means to have deepest recommendations) appears to be like to elude a systematic description. This publication is ready a systematic component that was once no longer on hand to Aristotle: the technological know-how of data. might the process the philosophy of the brain were various had Aristotle said that the problem of brain was once details? This “mind is info” statement is frequently heard in modern debates, and this ebook explores the verities and falsehoods of this proposition.

Contents:

  • Overview: From Aristotle to the Bits of an Informational Mind
  • Shannon: The Reluctant Hero of the knowledge Age
  • Billions of mind Cells: Guesses and Models
  • Imagination within the Circles of a Network
  • Phenomenal details: the area and Neural States
  • Information Integration: the most important to Consciousness?
  • The pleasure of Seeing: amassing visible Information
  • The Informational brain: Oxymoron or New Science?
  • The subconscious brain: Freud's Influential Vision
  • Aristotle's dwelling Soul

Readership: Philosophers, scientists and people attracted to awareness and laptop realization; readers of multidisciplinary books on laptop analyses of consciousness.

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