15. New Views of Human Nature: Epigenetics, the Extended Mind, and the Brain

Summary:

In this meeting, we will investigate new approaches to human nature which examine the relationship between physiology, culture, technologies, and the material work.  At the end of this meeting, students will have a basic understanding of some of the “big ideas” being discussed and debated among scientists, social scientists, and humanists alike.

Readings:

Reading Questions:

Assignments:

  • Submit the final drafts of your 5 timeline entries by uploading them to your drop box as well as the Assignments tab.

Keywords:

epigenetics, neurobiology, neurohistory, the extended mind, brain-artifact interface

Notes:

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