Re: Symbolic vs Situated Action (Re: "Consciousness")

Sheldon Klein (sklein@CS.WISC.EDU)
Mon, 1 Jul 1996 01:23:57 -0500

> I can understand from this that, suitably analyzed, "free will" is
> a relic of "folk psychology," but not "consciousness." Is there
> some real reason for linking them?
> (Cogent points, BTW)

Can you make the 'suitable analysis' explicit?

I sometimes tell my classes that,

"People don't think- they just think they think."

A decade ago, this was good for smiles all around.

Now, to my dismay, it's taken seriously.