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Persons and Neurological Embodiment, Part 1

Persons and Human Neurological Embodiment. Part 1  N. Kirsch, A. Putman, J. Jeffrey, and P. Zeiger The last post reviewed Cause-Effect descriptions as a type of description that is derived from the Intentional Action Formula (IA, Ossorio, 1995, Persons; Ossorio, … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

Dynamic neuroimaging techniques (e.g., fMRI) support the exploration of neurological organization in response to behavioral challenge tasks. Using these techniques it is possible to reveal patterns of systematic variation in the allocation or deallocation of structural loci that are associated … Continue reading

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Free will vs. neuroscience – a different analysis

The argument sometimes characterized as free will vs. neuroscience is the most recent form of the mind-body and, more generally, free will vs. determinism argument, going back at least to the ancient Greeks. It is relatively common of late for … Continue reading

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Starting again

As Tony indicated in a recent e-mail, we have decided to restart this blog, which focuses on DP and social neuroscience.   I’m reposting a much expanded version of a message I sent to the Society listserv last May 11, with additional … Continue reading

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Once more, with feeling …

Sometimes we need to take a break from public conversation to digest what has already been said. This blog has taken such a break, but the authors have not. Significant focus and consolidation have occurred in the past few months, … Continue reading

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Providing for, Part 2

A little over 30 years ago Joe Jeffrey set out to create a new community member at Bell Labs, where he was a member of the technical staff. He called the new member MENTOR. It was a person with a … Continue reading

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More about Persons and Capacity, Part 1

Please note that almost everything in this and the next post has already been discussed in my comment last evening in response to W. Schwartz and C.J. Stone.  I had prepared this two post sequence before submitting that comment, but … Continue reading

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