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Culture and Information

1. Culture as Information The history of cultures may be written in terms of information, information that arises (or is incorporated), information that is deleted or lost, information that is transformed and integrated as well as information that is active in controlling our perceptions, thoughts and actions. A culture may thus be viewed as a … Continue reading

Cognitive Science / Creativity / Neuroscience / Philosophy / Science

World Views and Evolution

Originally posted on Creativistic Philosophy:
In his autobiography, the German science journalist Hoimar von Ditfurth[1] explains his views of evolutionary epistemology. He writes (p. 250): It is important to become clear about the fact that even the most primitive organism knows something about the world already. Even the protozoa […] possess such knowledge. Of course,…