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Post-Discussion Commentary regarding Dennett’s From Bacteria to Bach and Back: IV. THE BAD

Daniel C. Dennett, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds, W.W. Norton & Company, 2017. [All page numbers in this commentary come from the 2018 paperback edition] As I have summarized in my previous commentaries about this … Continue reading

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Post-Discussion Commentary regarding Dennett’s From Bacteria to Bach and Back: III. The Silly

Daniel C. Dennett, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds, W.W. Norton & Company, 2017. [All page numbers in this commentary come from the 2018 paperback edition] [NOTE: In previous posts I have provided some pre-discussion tutorials … Continue reading

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Post-Discussion Commentary regarding Dennett’s From Bacteria to Bach and Back: II. The Good

Daniel C. Dennett, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds, W.W. Norton & Company, 2017. [All page numbers in this commentary come from the 2018 paperback edition] [NOTE: In previous posts I have provided some pre-discussion tutorials … Continue reading

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Post-Discussion Commentary regarding Dennett’s From Bacteria to Bach and Back: I. The Ugly

  Daniel C. Dennett, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds, W.W. Norton & Company, 2017. [All page numbers in this commentary come from the 2018 paperback edition] While reading Dennett’s book, I encountered a strange mixture … Continue reading

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Pre-discussion Tutorials for Topics Mentioned in From Bacteria to Bach and Back

Daniel Dennet, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds, W.W. Norton & Company, 2017. Dennett discusses a wide range of topics in this book, many of which I have some familiarity with due to my background as … Continue reading

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Summer Read: Daniel Dennett’s From Bacteria to Bach and Back

We will meet in Mid-August to discuss our summer read selection picked by Jim Clifford: Daniel Dennet, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds, W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.

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