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Coming to Mind: The Soul and Its Body

Lenn E. Goodman and D. Gregory Caramenico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061061
eISBN:
9780226061238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061238.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Contrary to popular rumor, brain science has not shown that souls are an illusion – not if by soul we mean what it is about a person that acts and thinks, often creatively, what makes choices and ... More


Taking Advantage of Emergence: Productively Innovating in Complex Innovation Systems

Deborah Dougherty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198725299
eISBN:
9780191792649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725299.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Our most pressing societal problems such as enhancing health care, developing alternate energy, revitalizing cities, and advancing the economy are complex innovation systems. Leveraging the enormous ... More


Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

John Kaag

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this book, John Kaag explores the following questions: What is the imagination? And where does the imagination come from? In order to answer these questions, Kaag explains the way that the concept ... More


Epilogue: Coming of Age in the Fifties

Edward Baugh

in Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this brief memoir, the influential Jamaican critic, teacher, and author, Edward Baugh describes how he experienced the emergence of West Indian literature as a regionally and internationally ... More


Self-Organization and Emergent Phenomena

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Here we study self-organization, which refers to a class of systems that are able to form and maintain their organization by themselves. Related to self-organization (and sometimes mixed with it) is ... More


Bodies and Souls

Lenn E. Goodman and D. Gregory Caramenico

in Coming to Mind: The Soul and Its Body

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061061
eISBN:
9780226061238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061238.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Goodman and Caramenico speak of souls not to name a quasi-physical or pseudo-physical entity. They ground their argument on the premise that what acts is what is real. And souls do act – and feel, ... More


Uttarakhand

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Uttarakhand comprises two regions – Garhwal and Kumaon which were independent kingdoms at constant loggerheads with each other till they were merged together by the British and made a part of the ... More


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