By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
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Idea Modeling

Idea Modeling

From Year 0 (BCE/CE): 1596.2
Post Date: 12/02/1596

30 Phil, Chapter 22, Descartes, Touchstone 54: Idea Modeling.

Idea Modeling is a new look at the process of creating new ideas. It is the dynamic interplay of various cognitive functions, but especially pattern recognition and conceptual blending. For this discussion let’s add in curiosity, gap-filling, and information bias. The whole thing is guided by apathetic agnosticism, our defense against bad ideas. It is in line with modern neurobiology, but to be clear, it’s just a general philosophical lens, another view of how ideas are forged.


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