Re: [xmca] Dialectical and analytical logics

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at>
Date: Thu May 31 2007 - 20:26:50 PDT

If that is now a quote from
Dewey or does not cite him, time for a tutorial!
thanks ed

On 5/22/07, Ed Wall <> wrote:
> Picked up from another list and possibly of interest and/or critique:
> The emphasis in this article is on the realisation that dialectical
> and analytical logics seem to be hard-coded into the species and that
> the dialectical perspective reflects the mind's way of dealing with
> complex mental states that indicate apparent contradictions such that
> to resolve these 'contradictions' the mind recruits the brain's way
> of dealing with sensory paradox. The consequence of this recruitment
> by the mind of a brain function is the demonstration that all complex
> states are irreducible to simple descriptions reflecting EITHER/OR
> distinctions and all of these complex states are described through
> the use of oscillations between the major distinctions that make-up
> the complexity. As such, reality is always implied.
> Ed Wall
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