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[Xmca-l] Re: Do adults play?

On 21 October 2013 14:28, Barowy, William <barowy@lesley.edu> wrote:

> Feynman played:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3pYRn5j7oI
It's not clear (from the video) whether the anthropomorphising is rather a
rhetorical expression of his own personal joy in the task.

But, personally, I think that is beside the point.  It is the plasticity of
play that is (for me) more interesting, and the effortful thinking he
refers to is theorised (e.g. Baldwin) to be the application of this
plasticity to objective circumstances.


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