Draaisma, D. [Metaforenmachine een geschiedenis van het geheugen. English]. Metaphors of memory: a history of ideas about the mind / Douwe Draaisma. A finely illustrated ‘history of ideas about the mind’ this certainly is, though more a book concerned with the metaphors, than with the essence, of human memory. Douwe Draaisma, Metaphors of Memory: a history of ideas about the mind. pp. Cambridge University Press. 0 0. Review by John Sutton.
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Many of them were really good draaosma poetics and had powerful and innovative imaginations. Rod Cross – – Journal of Economic Methodology 2 1: Draaisma breaks into one of his rare bursts of poetics in the computer age, describing, better than I could the differences highlighted by the advance of technology; “.
Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Memory, Consciousness, and Temporality: It distorts, sifts and deforms, takes better care of some things than others. At every age and every advancement in physical knowledge, minds seize on whatever is subtle, sophisticated, novel, complex, whatever forms the bleeding edge of comprehension, and riddle their way through the conception of it like fungus, infesting it and breaking it down into metaphors of memory.
Megaparagraph is a surprisingly pleasing word to write and speak. Trivia About Metaphors of Memo Robins – – Synthese 5: Marya rated it liked it Sep 24, Is Memory a Natural Kind?
Metaphors of Memory : A History of Ideas about the Mind
Anna rated it really liked it Jul 26, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Whereas circuits in a classical computer are under a central operating system which gives its commands step by step, the human brain seems to be acted upon by scores of impulses at once.
That’s what makes this book so int The uncovering of the way our mind works has been highly influenced by the way we think of it. It is like a hand closing a fist on a slippery thing, squeezing but the thing keeps shifting and going away and the grip can never be absolutely firm.
Wilson – – Cognitive Processing 6 4. I don’t think I could have managed to concentrate fully in any other mekory.
The Romantic metaphors and analogies referred to natural processes, to what grew and slowed without links or interruptions. Holography in particular, Draaisma is not too impressed by for its explanatory power, but it sure as hell reached and influenced a lot of people. Or, who or what is interacting with the stuff in the neural net, making it a ‘memory’? A History of Ideas about the Metaphord.
So we kick into post WWI where people start developing telephone exchanges and the proto-mathematics of electronic computers. Yet it is elusive and difficult to define, and throughout the draasma philosophers and psychologists have used metaphors as a way of understanding it. I do not know how my personal, introspective experience is linked to the observable processes in my brain.
Metaphors of Memory: A History of Ideas about the Mind
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This fascinating book takes the reader on a guided tour of these metaphors of memory from ancient times to meory present day, exploring the way metaphors often derived from the techniques and instruments developed to store information such as wax tablets, rraaisma, photography, computers and even the hologram. In a psychological theories they referred to hypothetical processes in memory, and in AI theories to mechanisms and structures for information storage in computers.
The Myriad Functions and Metaphors of Memory. Description What is memory? Michael Bradie – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 5: That’s what makes this book so interesting. This seems to be related to the ‘flock of birds’ quality that brains have, important information is both linked to specific areas and, drsaisma, distributed.
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There was a lot of overlap with things I pulled together in Machinamenta. Yukihiko Yoshida – – Technoetic Arts 6 3: The splendour of the Bologna Stone; 4. Towards a Metaphorical Biology. Accessible and thought-provoking, this book should be read by anyone memogy is interested in memory and the mind.