A Metaphysics for Wandering Coyote

Posted on Mon 13 September 2010 in Rumination • Tagged with intentionality, metaphysics, ontology

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On the Origins of Objects

For lack of opportunity I do not get to read and learn all that I would want to, or might need to. And so, in all but a few private conversations, I have hesitated to voice some of my most visceral metaphysical intuitions. And yet …

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intentionality, intelligence, and playfulness

Posted on Wed 08 September 2010 in Rumination • Tagged with creativity, intelligence, intentionality, play

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boardIn an earlier blog post I ruminated on how creative adaptive intelligent behavior crucially involves the ability to move in and out of what might be called game-spaces, defined by particular rule-sets or assumptions. The ability to step outside a formal system is critical to our being able to reflect …

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