Thursday, February 4, 2016

Philosophy Wire: Babies. Young people. Old people. Who thinks more correctly? [Spoiler: Noone]


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2016-02-04]: Babies have logical reasoning before age one: Human infants are capable of deductive problem solving as early as 10 months of age, a new study by psychologists at Emory University and Bucknell finds. The journal Developmental Science is publishing the research, showing that babies can make transitive inferences about a social hierarchy of dominance. [1] Many people think that the young people do not think correctly. They do not know much. Young people on the other hand believe that the old ones do not think correctly. They know too much and they cannot accept new things. No one is thinking that thinking is the only hurdle towards understanding the cosmos. Because we all think too much…

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