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Evolution Emergence Explain Social Change Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

Evolution and Emergence Explain Social Change

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.The two theories of social change that I find most compelling are Evolution and Emergence. Evolution is a well known idea in terms of biology and... Read more

Musil Unfair Karl Kraus? Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

Why Was Musil Unfair to Karl Kraus?

You can see and hear Kraus reading from one of his texts at 8.21 in the above clip.Among Karl Kraus' fans were many first-rate geniuses. Kafka, Wittgenstein, Canetti (who wrote... Read more

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  • Evolution and Emergence Explain Social Change

    Evolution Emergence Explain Social Change

    Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.The two theories of social change that I find most compelling are Evolution and Emergence. Evolution is a well known idea in... Read more

    The 23 August 2013 by   Realizingresonance
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  • Into Lévi-Strauss and Out Through “Kubla Khan”

    Into Lévi-Strauss Through “Kubla Khan”

    Prefatory NoteI first published this in The Valve on December 7, 2009. This piece tells the story of how, in the early 1970s, I came to abandon "traditional"... Read more

    The 13 August 2013 by   Bbenzon
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  • Disney's Fantasia as Masterpiece

    Disney's Fantasia Masterpiece

    This is currently the fifth most popular post at New Savanna. I originally published it in The Valve in August, 2006; I then republished it here in November,... Read more

    The 29 August 2013 by   Bbenzon
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  • Episode Order in Fantasia: Revealing the Human Mind (Revised)

    Episode Order Fantasia: Revealing Human Mind (Revised)

    I originally posted this in November of 2011. I’m reposting a somewhat revised version. I’ve added more discussion of the intermission and some speculation... Read more

    The 31 August 2013 by   Bbenzon
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  • Jersey City, a Photo Essay

    Jersey City, Photo Essay

    If you had to portray Jersey City in only a dozen photographs, what photos would you choose? I took a crack at that this morning and failed. It took me sixteen... Read more

    The 01 August 2013 by   Bbenzon
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  • Shamans as Schizophrenics

    Shamans Schizophrenics

    If we assume that what western clinicians call “schizophrenia” is a neurobiological condition, we would expect to find it among all humans. Read more

    The 24 August 2013 by   Cris
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  • Welcome to Eden: The Bergen Arches

    Welcome Eden: Bergen Arches

    The local name for the phenomenon, the Bergen Arches, is a bit well, odd. Yes, there are arches, five of them; two are bridges and three are short tunnels. Read more

    The 10 August 2013 by   Bbenzon
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  • Modern-Primitive Saudi Culture

    Modern-Primitive Saudi Culture

    By the standards of cultural evolutionary discourse which tend to dominate our ways of thinking about the world, Saudi Arabia can be classed using any of these... Read more

    The 19 August 2013 by   Cris
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  • What’s a Language? Evidence from the Brain

    What’s Language? Evidence from Brain

    Yesterday I put up a post (A Note on Memes and Historical Linguistics) in which I argued that, when historical linguists chart relationships between things... Read more

    The 28 August 2013 by   Bbenzon
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  • Links to Scintillating Excogitations, Largely Wittgensteinian

    Links Scintillating Excogitations, Largely Wittgensteinian

    Rose Rand, who was born in Lemberg and moved to Austria, where she was a member of the Vienna Circle, and fled to England in 1939 with Susan Stebbing's help. Read more

    The 04 August 2013 by   Praymont
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