The evolution of cognition

One of the best ways to understand the place of mind in nature is Darwin’s way - by thinking about how they came to be. This topic is interesting in its own right. But it is also interesting because it provides resources for conceptualizing the minds of non-human agents, both biological and artificial.

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Mending wall

If meta-cognition evolved, there is probably something like semi-meta-cognition.

Charles Rathkopf
Charles Rathkopf

I am interested in how mental properties emerge from physical stuff.