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Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 20th, 2006, 01:18 AM
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Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

>> Alex: The problem of focus is why perceptions seem to refer to the state of the world whereas pain seems to refer to the phenomenology.

> When you ask why “perceptions seem to refer to the...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 19th, 2006, 11:41 PM
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Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

> For example, unless you’re actually doing real neuroscience research, I’d not be terribly concerned about “giving away for free stuff that [you] might be able to get published (and properly...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 19th, 2006, 07:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

< often, just adhering to the general rule that “less is more,” can be helpful. Try it, you may like it, and find in the long run that you’ll accomplish much more.

There is a difference...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 19th, 2006, 12:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Yeah it is expensive ("Gut Reactions") because it hasn't come out in paperback yet. I'm not sure about buying it... Prinz is interesting at providing a 'big picture' view which is interesting, but...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 17th, 2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

> saying that there is a rationality in emotion misses the point entirely.

I meant a fairly loose sense of 'rationality' as 'appropriateness'. If you feel intense fear because the garden hose...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 17th, 2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Yes Fred. If I had more time I would post shorter posts. May seem paradoxical but the process of clarifying and editing and saying things simply is the most time consuming of the lot...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 17th, 2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

> The current paradigm asserts that we are the thinking animal. That we use our reason, our intellect, to make behavior choices. That if we make bad choices, that means we don't think good. Probably...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 14th, 2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Why do you post those kinds of posts Fred?

Margaret, I'm sorry if what I said sounded harsh... I didn't mean to be... There is a lot of dispute... I'm just struggling to understand what you are...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 14th, 2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Though... It might be possible that they have 'proto concepts' or something like that... coarse grained concepts. Some theories of concepts say that to have a concept involves being able to...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 14th, 2006, 01:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

> Me: I am trying to paint a picture of a different paradigm of how the mind works. To do that I am challenging the definitions that we commonly use - the conventional wisdom on these things -...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 13th, 2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Hey. I'm sorry I don't have the time to put more thought into my posts. If I had more time I would try and edit them more for syntax and spelling and clarity and succinctness... I really am sorry...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 13th, 2006, 01:32 AM
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Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

> Oh no, no, Alex, my longwinded friend...

ROFL!!!
You are too funny :-)

(Yes okay, one for Fred)

;-)
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 12th, 2006, 12:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Okay. I started this thread because I was hoping you would summarise your thinking, so thanks for that. I'm sorry I didn't get to the writing you sent me earlier. There is a lot there, so I'll...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 10th, 2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

> It seems so obvious to me that emotions provide the values that are weighed in behavior choice - for all sentient creatures.

Okay. I'm wondering how loosely you are intending to use the word...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 9th, 2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,681
Posted By alexandra_k
Emotions versus Reason?

People have worried about the emotions / reasons debate
Kinda like people have worried about the nature / nurture debate
Clearly we have both!
And clearly both are important!
What is left to be...
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