Contents

 
Introduction

1. Intentionality

    1.1. The concept of the mental

    1.2. Intentionality and consciousness

          1.2.1. Mental states and states of the brain

    1.3. Products of the mind

 
2. Information

    2.1. What is information?

    2.2. Information, entropy, and data

    2.3. Information transfer

    2.4. Information and understanding

    2.5. Misinformation

    2.6. Understanding oneself

 
3. Life

    3.1. The knowledge contained in living things

    3.2. Living things and non-living things

    3.3. Understanding as an activity

    3.4. Perception, memory, and decision

    3.5. Evolution – learning of the species

          3.5.1. Excursion: machine learning

 

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