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Externalism

Any following of the externals of religion which is not made profound, compassionate and wise by an active and transformative spiritual life, will be a mere husk without a kernel: abrasive, hostile, self-righteous, lashing out at the innocent, and thriving on schism and controversy.

Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad

Externalism

Organisms in their niche: passive modeling clay or problem-solving entities?

One person’s cultural background can bias their view about people from other cultures…even before they have ever met. Could people also have a bias about how they think about other creatures? 1,234 more words

Biology

Two Solutions to the Gettier Problem

I think the current mind set in philosophy is that there is no progress. That for every one problem possible solved, two new problems emerge. One example is the Gettier Problem. 203 more words

Philosophy

Seminar on enactivism and autopoiesis

This online seminar should be of interest to members of our group…

Dear ENSO Community,

It is my pleasure to kick off the 2017 year of ENSO Seminars with a talk by Mario Villalobos entitled Radical enactivism and autopoietic theory of cognition: Prospects for a full revolution in cognitive science. 177 more words

Enactivism

Picking Brains

Understanding the human brain

At least two interpretations of the task ‘understanding the brain’ are available. Firstly, one can seek an understanding of the brain as an object – a purely anatomical undertaking. 1,191 more words