Aristotle's Laptop:The Discovery of our Informational Mind: by Igor Aleksander,Helen Morton

By Igor Aleksander,Helen Morton

Aristotle's convincing philosophy is probably going to have formed (even not directly) lots of our present ideals, prejudices and attitudes to lifestyles. This comprises the way our brain (that is, our means to have inner most ideas) appears to be like to elude a systematic description. This e-book is set a systematic aspect that used to be no longer to be had to Aristotle: the technological know-how of knowledge. may the process the philosophy of the brain were varied had Aristotle said that the problem of brain used to be info? This “mind is info” statement is frequently heard in modern debates, and this booklet 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 info: the area and Neural States
  • Information Integration: the major to Consciousness?
  • The pleasure of Seeing: collecting visible Information
  • The Informational brain: Oxymoron or New Science?
  • The subconscious brain: Freud's Influential Vision
  • Aristotle's residing Soul

Readership: Philosophers, scientists and people drawn to awareness and computer awareness; readers of multidisciplinary books on computing device analyses of consciousness.

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