MIND-Anticipation and Chaos, by Mihai Nadin.
From the series Milestones in Thought and Discovery (English-German parallel text), Belser, 1991. 176 pages with original artwork by Tod Siler.
Mihai Nadin's mind theory is the first to reflect two aspects: minds define themselves only in relation to other minds; it is the nature of minds to be anticipatory. The book discusses the self-organization of complex systems and derives from here practical conclusions for the education of minds as the foundation of thought processes. The book also advances the idea of variable configurations as a basis for new computer architectures.
Although the English word MIND can be traced back to the Old High German GIMUNT, it cannot be translated into German. Therefore in this German - English parallel text, the word MIND will be used to denote the foundation of thought.
Mihai Nadin's MIND theory is based on the most recent research in artificial intelligence and the neurosciences. It transcends previous explanations of thought in that it is based on anticipation and the self-organization of complex systems.
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Table of Contents
Levels of the mind
The critical mass
What is wrong with the paradigm of representation?
Coherence and integrity
Mind and brain
Synaptic development and learning
How do minds anticipate?
Mind and body
Self-similarity of minds
A direction for action
Minds computers, and memory
Computers and representation