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On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins: no ghosts in this machine

On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins My rating: 4 of 5 stars This engaging, non(too)technical book offers a new and plausible theory of how the brain, or more specifically the neocortex, works. When I learned about the existence of this book, … Continue reading

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Intellect: Mind over Matter by Mortimer J. Adler

Intellect: Mind over Matter by Mortimer Jerome Adler My rating: 4 of 5 stars This small volume (205 pages, including index) presents a forceful case for the existence of a distinct human nature that makes us fundamentally different from any … Continue reading

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