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Luis H. Favela

Luis H. Favela is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Central Florida. His interdisciplinary research at the intersection of philosophy and the mind sciences applies complexity science and dynamical systems theory to investigations of behavior, cognition, and consciousness in diverse systems, such as dogs, humans, and machines.

Reasoning Comes In Degrees, Not Different Kinds

That the mind is comprised of distinct systems is one of the earliest and most recurring ideas in psychology. Plato claimed the psyche is comprised of three parts: reason, appetite, and temper. Over 2,000 years later, Sigmund Freud (in)famously defended […]