Calvin's HOW BRAINS THINK (Science Masters series)
Claude de Contrecoeur
Cyrano at beehive.twics.com
Mon Jun 3 07:11:40 EST 1996
In article <31AE2F07.3161 at U.Washington.edu>,
"William H. Calvin" <WCalvin at U.Washington.edu> wrote:
>Books take forever to finally appear in the bookstores,
>what with all the delays endemic to the writing
>and publishing process. Then it takes another two years
>for reviews to appear in the academic journals.
> I'm going to have two books appear in September 96
>(don't ask me how the two different publishers got
>synchronized), but you can read them sooner via some
>web pages that I've posted.
>The first is my book in the popular Science Masters series,
> HOW BRAINS THINK:
> Evolving Intelligence, Then and Now.
>It's from BasicBooks (aka HarperCollins) and there will be
>12 foreign editions. It's the book spawned
>from my October 1994 Scientific American article,
>"The emergence of intelligence." The chapter titles
>are What to Do Next, Evolving a Good Guess, The Janitor's
>Dream, Evolving Intelligent Animals, Syntax as
>a Foundation of Intelligence, Evolution On-The-Fly,
>Shaping Up an Intelligent Act from Humble Origins,
>and Prospects for a Superhuman Intelligence.
>The book's web page is at
>and has links to a few chapters and all the endnotes.
Take a look at my draft version of "From Dream to Consciousness" in this group.I
discuss the future of intelligence.
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