Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking

↶ Easy reader ዽ Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking  ⢸ Kindle Author Daniel C Dennett ⤶ ↶ Easy reader ዽ Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking ⢸ Kindle Author Daniel C Dennett ⤶ One of the world s leading philosophers offers aspiring thinkers his personal trove of mind stretching thought experiments. Over a storied career, Daniel C Dennett has engaged questions about science and the workings of the mind His answers have combined rigorous argument with strong empirical grounding And a lot of fun Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking offers seventy seven of Dennett s most successful imagination extenders and focus holders meant to guide you through some of life s most treacherous subject matter evolution, meaning, mind, and free will With patience and wit, Dennett deftly deploys his thinking tools to gain traction on these thorny issues while offering readers insight into how and why each tool was built.Alongside well known favorites like Occam s Razor and reductio ad absurdum lie thrilling descriptions of Dennett s own creations Trapped in the Robot Control Room, Beware of the Prime Mammal, and The Wandering Two Bitser Ranging across disciplines as diverse as psychology, biology, computer science, and physics, Dennett s tools embrace in equal measure light heartedness and accessibility as they welcome uninitiated and seasoned readers alike As always, his goal remains to teach you how to think reliably and even gracefully about really hard questions A sweeping work of intellectual seriousness that s also studded with impish delights, Intuition Pumps offers intrepid thinkers in all walks of life delicious opportunities to explore their pet ideas with new powers. Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking

    • $0.00
    • 0393082067
    • Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking
    • Daniel C Dennett
    • English
    • 03 September 2016

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