From Bacteria to Bach and Back

by Daniel C. Dennett

Book Reviews

  • Daniel Dennett has an intriguing explanation of why Bach became famous. In his latest book (I don't know if he has a newer one) he argues that many became familiar with Bach's music style via the church choirs he wrote. to Tweet
  • @sd_marlow In D. Dennett's book Bacteria, Bach and Back, he employs his 'Inversion of Reasoning' to human society. That is why Bach is in the title. Collectives of nano-intentional agents aren't incompatible with inversion of reasoning. This is precisely how collections become smarter!Link to Tweet

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One of America's foremost philosophers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind.