We say, 'He's smart -- he can think on his feet.' But what if he's really
thinking with his feet? The emergence of the cognitive sciences as a multi-disciplinary field is showing us that what we thought was the highest form of thought isn't, that intelligence is not just pure logic, but also a store of non-verbally transmitted
information. Machines can think faster than us, but do they know what they're missing? Howard Gardner, the historian of cognitive science; Dr. Asa Hilliard of Georgia State University Department of Educational Foundations; Marvin Minsky and Stewart Brand;the philosophers Hubert Dreyfus and John Searle; poet Susan Griffin, and Vera
John Steiner, author of Notebooks of the Mind , share their thoughts on consciousness, thinking and learning with producer Adi Gevins.
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