The Knowledge Illusion: The myth of individual thought and the power of collective wisdom
The Knowledge Illusion: The myth of individual thought and the power of collective wisdom3.94 234 5 Author: Philip Fernbach, Steven Sloman Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
And yet the mind supports the most sublime, incredible phenomenon of all: consciousness. How can any of this be possible with a mind that is so imperfect? This is one of the key challenges confronted in this book. The Knowledge Illusion ties together established scientific facts whilst also considering what the mind is for. Understanding why the mind is as it is, and what it is for, will show why we need to consider it as extending beyond our skulls; why we should think about 'the mind' as far more than an extension of the brain but as an emergence from multiple brains interacting. Simply put, individuals know relatively little, but the human hive that emerges when people work together knows a lot.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Length: 9H 53Min
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