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    The Virtues of Virtual Machines.Daniel Dennett & Shannon Densmore - 1999 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (3):747 - 761.
    Paul Churchland's book (hereafter ER)is an entertaining and instructive advertisement for a "neurocomputational" vision of how the brain (and mind) works. While we agree with its general thrust, and commend its lucid pedagogy on a host of difficult topics, we note that such pedagogy often exploits artificially heightened contrast, and sometimes the result is a misleading caricature instead of a helpful simplification. In particular, Churchland is eager to contrast the explanation of consciousness that can be accomplished by his "aspiring new (...)
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    The Virtues of Virtual Machines.Shannon Densmore & Daniel C. Dennett - 1999 - Philosophy and Phenemenological Research 59 (3):747-61.
    Paul Churchland's book is an entertaining and instructive advertisement for a "neurocomputational" vision of how the brain works. While we agree with its general thrust, and commend its lucid pedagogy on a host of difficult topics, we note that such pedagogy often exploits artificially heightened contrast, and sometimes the result is a misleading caricature instead of a helpful simplification. In particular, Churchland is eager to contrast the explanation of consciousness that can be accomplished by his "aspiring new structural and dynamic (...)
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  3. The Virtues of Virtual Machines.Shannon Densmore & Daniel Dennett - 1999 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 59 (3):747-761.
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