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April 1, 2009

Out of Our Heads


It seems clear that to understand the mind, scientists will have to keep studying the brain. But in his new book, philosopher Alva Noë argues that we have been looking for consciousness in the wrong place... [full text]

August 27, 2009

The Philosophical Baby

gopnik.jpg In her provocative new book, developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik argues that babies are in some ways “actually smarter, more imaginative, more caring, and even more conscious than adults are.” [full text]

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