Evolution and the humanities
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How different the evolution of human nature looks from a humanities' point of view. If we insist we're conscious and have free will, what does that imply about evolution?
- Triadism 1: Who should decide how mind evolved?
- Triadism 2. Mind, a world of meanings
- Triadism 3. Thinking like a Stoic
- Triadism 4. Creativity and consciousness
- Triadism 5. What evolution means
- A future for the humanities
- Common sense vs. Darwinism
- New philosophy of evolution
- "Neurasthenia"--we need it now
- Prep for "New Trends in Evolutionary Biology" conference
- Kahneman's selfs include an important "planning" self
- To understand the self, experiment with a new theory of evolution
- Make evolution part of the humanities
- Darwin's purely physical theory denies the possibility of "volition"
- A thought experiment: what evolves is really an intelligent genome
How should the humanities respond to science's offer to rebase the humanities on physics and darwinism ("consilience")? By coming up with a consilience of their own, to base science on.
Physical determinists abuse the authority of science by asserting their own temperamental bias against a dulism involving free will, and how to rebut that assertion.
- Ultimate meaning: Physicalism or Thanatology
- An essay into ontology
- Free will: science vs humanities
- A physicalist or a dualist theory of evolution? Let's negotiate.
- Minimal meme: "I’ve a good mind to give up Darwinism for."
- Science vs Free Will. And the winner is... (article)
- After studying science at UCL, what led me to give up physicalism?