Splendors and Miseries of the Brain: Love, Creativity, and the Quest for Human Happiness
Splendors and Miseries of the Brain examines the elegant and efficient machinery of the brain, showing that by studying music, art, literature, and love, we can reach important conclusions about how the brain functions.
The Brain and its Concepts
The Distributed KnowledgeAcquiring System
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