Sunday, May 19, 2013

Daniel Dennett's seven tools for thinking

Daniel Dennett
Cognitive scientist and philosopher Daniel Dennett is one of America's foremost thinkers. In this extract from his new book, he reveals some of the lessons life has taught him.

  1. Use you mistakes
  2. Respect your opponent
  3. The "surely" klaxon
  4. Answer Rhetorical Questions
  5. Employ Occam's razor
  6. Don't waste your time on rubbish
  7. Beware of deepities

Read about it: Daniel Dennett's seven tools for thinking

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