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9 thoughts on “Discognition

  1. Leslie Leslie says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBookA fascinating look at how science fiction gives us a way to examine different types of consciousness and ideas about our own I ended up with a bunch of new titles on my TBR list


  2. Matthew Pridham Matthew Pridham says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBookAn excellent thought provoking and fun book marred by one ill informed attack on the so called “New Atheists” Shaviro brings up and then dismisses the thinking of Richard Dawkins Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris claiming their arguments against religion’s toxic influence is based on a presupposition that these thinkers are “entirely rational logical and free of illusions” This is a typical and embarrassingly incorrect cartoon version of their varied stances Dawkins of course knows enough about biological evolution to know pure rationality is impossible for a creature descended from primates Hitchens was well steeped in philosophy and literature and made no claims to be above the influence of affection And Harris has made it the better part of his work to not only examine but to experientially engage with the super rational partic


  3. Krzysiek Krzysiek says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBookI'm stunned by the sheer amount of brilliant visions and lines of thought which are so exuisitely put together in this book I highly recommend Discognition if you're into serious science fiction and philosophy of mind All mentioned outlooks on consciousness are thrilling and I second the author in his feeling that each of them seem vey convincing when studied on its own I haven't read mentioned novels and stories except Blindsight but I'm surely going to catch up Additionally Steven's synthesis is an excellent piece of philosophical thinking laid down in very clear terms I had some problems with references to Kant and a few other thinkers which I don't know that well On the other hand I really liked and


  4. Alex Daniel Alex Daniel says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBookWhat would consciousness be like if you were a robotI didn't know what to expect with this book not having read any of Shaviro's prior work I was somewhat skeptical given my education background about a professor of English jumping into an arena on cognition The premise is great Shaviro takes a selection of fiction and ponders the implications of cognition consciousness and humanity What would thinking be like for a robot An alien A slime mold A piece of software You get th


  5. Nick Nick says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBookA very nice concept for a book ealing with consciousness Of course science fiction deals with speculative extrapolation from present day science and technology but without a good grounding in contemporary knowledge in a given area it can be difficult to know whether the posited reality is a reaso


  6. Charlie Kruse Charlie Kruse says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBookAn interesting read about science fiction and the limits of cognition Each chapter is another meditation on a types of sentience and Shaviro uses sci fi stores to dig deeper into debates within phenomenology analytic philosophy and neuros


  7. Ben Ben says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBook Discognition is a clever engaging book which uses case studies from science fiction to address philosophical metaphysical debates about the nature of consciousness or sentience broadly The approach than pays off by the end of the book for the slime mold analyzed in that final section Physarum polycephalum is a real world biological entity even though its description reads as if may as well have been taken from a science fiction story If taking fiction as a serious springboard for philosophical speculation about t


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  9. Keri Keri says:

    Paperback Ù Discognition PDF Ì discognition free, Discognition eBookThe perfect book for the Philosopher in you This book by Steven Shaviro will work your mind and turn your wheels so much you won't want to put the book down uestions are asked in this book that still can't be answered today by professionals This author explores different sides uestions after uestions scenarios after scenarios This read was amazingly written and very entertaining and thought provoking


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