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Laura Schultz: Cognitive Scientist

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Several positive observations:

The distinction between brain and mind, or preference of mind over brain.

Distinguish between capabilities of the mind being a difference of kind from a machine.

A focus on getting things right, vs. the focus on getting things wrong.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1KIVZw7Jxk

 

Differences in composition of data, sample selection from the composition, from reactions observed.

 

Providing clues to a pre-linguistic inductive approach?

 

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Brain is material and we are continuing to get closer to an understanding.  But mind, I don't know.  So I take the philosophical view of treating it temporarily by the basic axiom truth I do know and not speculating beyond common knowledge.  What else can you do but take the limited knowledge you have as the given?  If you don't know the entire fundamental truth, you have to accept the limited part you have discovered.  This method is a reflection of the truth that knowledge is hierarchical.

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So I take the philosophical view of treating it [the mind] temporarily by the basic axiom truth I do know and not speculating beyond common knowledge.

Can you clarify this: treating it [bracketed: mine] with, by the basic axiom truth I do know?

 

I'm trying to juxtapose this with "when one deals with words, one deals with the mind."

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