“The mind is the effect, not the cause.”

Is it coincidence, serendipity or because this course is so up to date, it seems every bit of media, social or otherwise is feeding in to our knowledge base Daniel Dennett: 'I don't like theory of mind' – interview | Science | guardian.co.uk. It is interesting that the idea of Darwinian evolution of ideas was [...]


Asian Eels and beautiful women

Reading Pickering (2005) on posthumanism – phew!!!!! I will try to summarise for myself and for others Pickering suggests that the world of academics is split into two fields – the study of objects and things, the study of human meaning. He suggests we need to think about the symbiotic relationship between the two rather [...]