Re: _Going Inside: A Tour Round a Single Moment of Consciousness_, John McCrone

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Mar 27 2001 - 17:45:34 MST

Jim Fehlinger quoted,
> A charismatic figure, Edelman proved adept at drumming up
> sponsorship. Eventually, enough money was raised to found the
> Neurosciences Institute, a $16 million 'monastery of science'
> built into a hillside at the Scripps Research Institute in
> southern California. The cash paid for wet labs to study
> neurology and dry labs for computer simulations of brain
> circuits. Edelman could also afford thirty full-time staff. For
> other neuroscientists, it was bad enough that a complete outsider
> was getting his own lab, free of any of the usual teaching
> responsibilities or funding constraints

Sounds like Eliezer.

Are you listening, Eugene?


Hunger disappears when you're having fun,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia

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