[Neuroscience] Re: Edelman's neuro model of consciousness, opinions?

John H. via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by j_hasenkam from yahoo.com.au)
Tue Oct 30 20:27:59 EST 2007


On Oct 31, 12:27 am, polly jo <jopo... from yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- "John H." <bingb... from goaway.com.au> wrote:
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> > To go from Edelman to leadership consciousness is
> > not only a bridge too far
> > but has absolutely no logical connections. How
> > about:
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> > "In Search of Excellence" Waterman and Peters,
> > classic old text on
> > leadership in business.
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> > Or "The Noasshole Rule" by some economist at
> > harvard. Very interesting.
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> > But forget about learning about leadership
> > consciousness by reading books
> > about consciousness because the latter is befuddled
> > and damning. We don't
> > know.
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> This is in defence of Terri Egan .... John, I find
> your remarks rather dismissive, sarcastic even, and
> therefore offensive since I am a member of the mailing
> list. The questioner wished, I understand,
> to have a discussion on Edelman's model of
> consciousness, and of course I realise that you have
> no wish to traverse the ground, however, there is no
> need to be so patronizing.....
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> As far as my knowledge of "consciousness theories"
> goes, I have some idea of the NC correlates by Crick
> and Koch, which I find reasonable enough and no other,
> and would like to understand, a little further the
> "befuddled" ideas of Edelman, if anyone cares to put
> their objective views on it.
>
> Polly
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> > "Tim Egan" <timeg... from cox.net> wrote in message
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> news:mailman.399.1193686609.23109.neur-sci from net.bio.net...
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> > > Hello -
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> > > I am very interested in reading more about your
> > model of
> > > consciousness. I am on the faculty at Pepperdine
> > University in the
> > > School of Business. My research interests focus on
> > the evolution of
> > > leadership consciousness.
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> > > Warm regards,
> > > Terri Egan
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> > > Associate Professor of Applied Behavioral Science
> > > Pepperdine University
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Polly,

Edelman's model is at the cellular and neuroanatomic level. That is a
bridge too far.



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