COLLEEN M. SPECHT
v102nq9f at ubvms.cc.buffalo.edu
Fri May 26 09:59:58 EST 1995
In article <3q39r8$570 at usenet.ucs.indiana.edu>, jbgabbar at ucs.indiana.edu (jeffrey brown gabbard) writes:
>COLLEEN M. SPECHT (v102nq9f at ubvms.cc.buffalo.edu) wrote:
>>>since you are recommending books, i would suggest *the computational
>>>brain*, : by chrchland and sejnowski (mit press).
>>>i tried to read edelman, but wasn't buying it -- he leaves too many holes.
>Hmmm. Okay, it's not perfect. It was really the first book I had read that
>approached consciousness from a biological/evolutionary perspective. Before
>I had read things from either a philosophical or A.I. approach. I guess I
>was just blown away by the fact that this guy looked at the brain as a
>biological organ (as opposed to a computer or something) and as something
>that had been shaped by evolution.
this is true, i am sure!! i am just suggesting another book (on the same
topic), that's all! ;)
>As for Churchland. Is this Paul or Patricia and while I'm at it are they
>related or married?
now, i wouldn't know that. but i think an educated guess would be that they
must be married.. their work is strikingly similar, they work at the same
univeristy, and they have the same names!!!
>Has anyone read Patricia Churchland's _Neuro Philosophy_? Please tell me
>what you can about it.
i would be interested too -- specifically if this work differs much from the
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