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human knowledge foundations and limits - fideisms judaism is the semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the old testament s 1000 600 bce rules for the worship of yahweh by his chosen people the children of abraham s son isaac c1800 bce zoroastrianism is the persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by zarathustra c628 c551 bce and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation, mind body dualism wikipedia - mind body dualism or mind body duality is a view in the philosophy of mind that mental phenomena are in some respects non physical or that the mind and body are distinct and separable thus it encompasses a set of views about the relationship between mind and matter and between subject and object and is contrasted with other positions such as physicalism and enactivism in the, the contingency argument for god strange notions - written by dr peter kreeft dr peter kreeft is a professor of philosophy at boston college and a noted catholic apologist and philosopher he is a convert to the catholic church from reformed protestantism, consciousness in the universe a review of the orch or - the over arching presumption in modern science and philosophy is that consciousness emerges from complex synaptic computation in networks of brain neurons acting as fundamental information units, matter to mind to consciousness anatomy of the e l f t - in matter to mind to consciousness lee baumann m d transforms how you have always viewed conscious thought through his continued pursuit of science now to the level of the human brain baumann demonstrates both our mind s contributions and vulnerability to the electromagnetic medium surrounding us, brain scans can reveal your decisions 7 seconds before you - in a kind of spooky experiment scientists at the max planck institute for human cognitive and brain sciences reveal that our decisions are made seconds before we become aware of them, the nature of freewill optimal - the nature of freewill freewill and determinism are both true this philosophical position called compatibilism requires a true and specific understanding of the two key concepts involved, why does the universe exist atheist physicist sean - written by brandon vogt brandon vogt is a bestselling author blogger and speaker he s also the founder of strangenotions com brandon has been featured by several media outlets including npr cbs foxnews siriusxm and ewtn, the consciousness instinct unraveling the mystery of how - the father of cognitive neuroscience illuminates the past present and future of the mind brain problem how do neurons turn into minds how does physical stuff atoms molecules chemicals and cells create the vivid and various worlds inside our heads, neural networks and deep learning - when a golf player is first learning to play golf they usually spend most of their time developing a basic swing only gradually do they develop other shots learning to chip draw and fade the ball building on and modifying their basic swing, the roots of consciousness theory the biological perspective - the biological perspective in the introduction i discussed the evolution of organized matter from the photon through particles atoms and molecules to living cells which begin to differentiate in structure and function forming a wide variety of tissues and organs that play a specialized function in the human body, raikov effect learn from the giants - the raikov effect refers to a person s ability to mimic and take on the mindset of another person for example by pretending and acting like albert einstein we can take on his mindset and access his way of thinking, embodied cognition stanford encyclopedia of philosophy - cognition is embodied when it is deeply dependent upon features of the physical body of an agent that is when aspects of the agent s body beyond the brain play a significant causal or physically constitutive role in cognitive processing, functionalism stanford encyclopedia of philosophy - functionalism in the philosophy of mind is the doctrine that what makes something a mental state of a particular type does not depend on its internal constitution but rather on the way it functions or the role it plays in the system of which it is a part, free epilepsy essays and papers 123helpme com - canines provide advances in epilepsy research in spite of the many claims by animal rights activists it is quite undeniable that animal based research has contributed to a substantial amount of improvement not only in the length but also the quality of human lives 3, the holographic universe simulation hypothesis crystalinks - holographic universe simulation hypothesis reality as a simulation or hologram is no longer a fringe theory with nobel prize winners and other thought leaders believing in it, in a meaningless world does truth always have value over - i care about truth if there is a god but why should i care about truth if there is no god in fact if there is no god maybe i shouldn t care about truth because it would be too sad to know i d rather live out my life with the illusion of happily ever after in that case