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Rompere l'incantesimo. La religione come fenomeno naturale
Title:Rompere l'incantesimo. La religione come fenomeno naturale
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Number of Pages:518
Category:Religion, Philosophy, Non fiction, Science, Atheism, Psychology
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No description available, No description available, Anyone who has wondered if free will is just an illusion or has asked could I have chosen otherwise after performing some rash deed will find this book an absorbing discussion of an endlessly fascinating subject Daniel Dennett whose previous books include Brainstorms and with Douglas Hofstadter The Mind s I tackles the free will problem in a highly original and witty manner drawing on the theories and concepts of several fields usually ignored by philosophers not just physics and evolutionary biology but engineering automata theory and artificial intelligence br br In Elbow Room Dennett shows how the classical formulations of the problem in philosophy depend on misuses of imagination and he disentangles the philosophical problems of real interest from the family of anxieties they get enmeshed in imaginary agents bogeymen and dire prospects that seem to threaten our freedom Putting sociobiology in its rightful place he concludes that we can have free will and science too Elbow Room begins by showing how we can be moved by reasons without being exempt from physical causation It goes on to analyze concepts of control and self control concepts often skimped by philosophers but which are central to the questions of free will and determinism A chapter on self made selves discusses the idea of self or agent to see how it can be kept from disappearing under the onslaught of science Dennett then sees what can be made of the notion of acting under the idea of freedomdoes the elbow room we think we have really exist What is an opportunity and how can anything in our futures be up to us He investigates the meaning of can and could have done otherwise and asks why we want free will in the first place We are wise Dennett notes to want free will but that in itself raises a host of questions about responsibility In a final chapter he takes up the problem of how anyone can ever be guilty and what the rationale is for holding people responsible and even on occasion punishing them br br Elbow Room is an expanded version of the John Locke Lectures which Dennett gave at Oxford University in, How did we come to have minds br br For centuries this question has intrigued psychologists physicists poets and philosophers who have wondered how the human mind developed its unrivaled ability to create imagine and explain Disciples of Darwin have long aspired to explain how consciousness language and culture could have appeared through natural selection blazing promising trails that tend however to end in confusion and controversy Even though our understanding of the inner workings of proteins neurons and DNA is deeper than ever before the matter of how our minds came to be has largely remained a mystery br br That is now changing says Daniel C Dennett In em From Bacteria to Bach and Back em his most comprehensive exploration of evolutionary thinking yet he builds on ideas from computer science and biology to show how a comprehending mind could in fact have arisen from a mindless process of natural selection Part philosophical whodunit part bold scientific conjecture this landmark work enlarges themes that have sustained Dennett s legendary career at the forefront of philosophical thought br br In his inimitable style laced with wit and arresting thought experiments Dennett explains that a crucial shift occurred when humans developed the ability to share memes or ways of doing things not based in genetic instinct Language itself composed of memes turbocharged this interplay Competition among memes a form of natural selection produced thinking tools so well designed that they gave us the power to design our own memes The result a mind that not only perceives and controls but can create and comprehend was thus largely shaped by the process of cultural evolution br br An agenda setting book for a new generation of philosophers scientists and thinkers em From Bacteria to Bach and Back em will delight and entertain anyone eager to make sense of how the mind works and how it came about