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Date: 1997

"The dominant alternative to the Cartesian perspective is exemplified by the theoretical claim that the mind is like the sort of 'computation' that takes place in electronic computers. In simpler terms, minds are software (programs) run on the hardware (neural circuits) of the brain."

— Deacon, Terrence W.

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.