Phenomenology of Reading

I’m sharing another term paper with you, this one for the Philosophy course “Embodied Cognition”.

Enlightenment: a neural interpretation

Let’s assume we have a bunch of neurons (or is it a ‘cluster’?) that each have been associated with a particular thing. Now we think of every instance of a door we have ever seen: a number of neurons fires simultaneously. One new neuron forms connections to these particular neurons. This new neuron now represents …