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READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds Ó [Reading] ➶ From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds By Daniel C. Dennett – Danpashley.co.uk How did we come to have minds For centuries poets philosophers psychologists and physicists have wondered how theTinct Competition among Bacteria to Bach and Back Epubmemes produced thinking tools powerful enough that our minds don't just perceive and react they create and comprehend An agenda setting book for a new generation of philosophers and scientists From Bacteria to Bach and Back will delight and entertain all those curious about how the mind wor. I never know about Daniel Dennett I've read a few of his books so something drags me back He is extremely intelligent knowledgeable and experienced so of course he has something to offer But he can get a bit obscure and I freuently end up thinking Nah that was OK but I've forgotten half of it already and I'm never going to be bothered to re read it At one stage he has some really weird comments in this book about locking up people who make artificially intelligent things look like humans or like cute children or whatever as it really gets him worked up that people who aren't as bright as he is will start confusing the consciousalive with the clever and appealing but not alive and then perhaps we'll all go down this slippery slope of confusing beings and machines and giving robots rights and so on This fear and idea of punishment is such a neurotic over reaction and so violently and ridiculously against what actual human beings want things that they're comfortable with that they can talk to and don't look like a box on a stick just look at the massive popularity in Japan of humanoid cute robots that he's just too out of touch with how real people rather than a handful of superintelligent academics will naturally want to develop things And I really don't see his fears from any foundation of philosophy or consciousness as being sufficiently grounded; firstly people really won't be daft enough to give legal rights to the euivalent of computerised chess champions; secondly the perspective of artificial intelligence on the nature of consciousness and whether something without any meat will actually end up really conscious rather than only seeming conscious will surely be written about differently in the future and I don't mean 200 years away I mean we don't know what will be said or claimed or understood within 20 years All I know is that locking people up because they make a machine that looks or sounds or seems human really isn't a good foundation for a future society or science

From Bacteria to Bach and Back The Evolution of MindsTinct Competition among Bacteria to Bach and Back Epubmemes produced thinking tools powerful enough that our minds don't just perceive and react they create and comprehend An agenda setting book for a new generation of philosophers and scientists From Bacteria to Bach and Back will delight and entertain all those curious about how the mind wor. I never know about Daniel Dennett I've read a few of his books so something drags me back He is extremely intelligent knowledgeable and experienced so of course he has something to offer But he can get a bit obscure and I freuently end up thinking Nah that was OK but I've forgotten half of it already and I'm never going to be bothered to re read it At one stage he has some really weird comments in this book about locking up people who make artificially intelligent things look like humans or like cute children or whatever as it really gets him worked up that people who aren't as bright as he is will start confusing the consciousalive with the clever and appealing but not alive and then perhaps we'll all go down this slippery slope of confusing beings and machines and giving robots rights and so on This fear and idea of punishment is such a neurotic over reaction and so violently and ridiculously against what actual human beings want things that they're comfortable with that they can talk to and don't look like a box on a stick just look at the massive popularity in Japan of humanoid cute robots that he's just too out of touch with how real people rather than a handful of superintelligent academics will naturally want to develop things And I really don't see his fears from any foundation of philosophy or consciousness as being sufficiently grounded; firstly people really won't be daft enough to give legal rights to the euivalent of computerised chess champions; secondly the perspective of artificial intelligence on the nature of consciousness and whether something without any meat will actually end up really conscious rather than only seeming conscious will surely be written about differently in the future and I don't mean 200 years away I mean we don't know what will be said or claimed or understood within 20 years All I know is that locking people up because they make a machine that looks or sounds or seems human really isn't a good foundation for a future society or science

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Daniel C. Dennett ´ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD Aniel C Dennett builds on recent discoveries from biology and computer science to show step by step how a comprehending mind could Bacteria to Bach Epub #217 in fact have arisen from a mindless process of natural selection A crucial shift occurred when humans developed the ability to share memes or ways of doing things not based in genetic ins. The book is well written and it's very interesting read I found however that the book dealt very little with actually the evolution of minds and consciousness Half if not of the book is paraphrasing Richard Dawkins's material found in his books The Selfish Gene and the Blind Watchmaker or otherwise Pedro Domingo's Master Algorithm There's some insight onto consciousness and evolution but treated very superficially his ideas should be elaborated and have a wider set of examples and cover a significant part of the book instead he created a literature review of theory related to natural evolution language evolution and machine learning but not a coherent argument for his theory of The evolution of minds as the titled alluded