Category Archives: Sensory Order

Mach, James and Russell

There is an important new book on some of the theorists who helped inspire and deeply influenced Hayek’s work in the theory of mind, knowledge and brain: The Realistic Empiricism of Mach, James, and Russell: Neutral Monism Reconceived by Erik … Continue reading

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BIG News in Hayekian Brain / Learning / Memory Science

A new study published in Nature Neuroscience represents a breakthrough in explaining the biology of how the synaptic connection learning / memory process works:  “These results establish a causal relationship between learning-related increases in the numbers of defined synapses and … Continue reading

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JOAQUIN FUSTER LECTURING ON HAYEK & HIS SENSORY ORDER WORK

Famed UCLA neuroscientist Joaquin Fuster lecturing on Hayek’s sensory order work last fall: Leslie Marsh tells the story — with additional photos — here. BONUS — A letter from Hayek to Fuster, dated May 17, 1976. Just a handful of … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS HAYEK READING IN 1919-1920?

Here are some of the references from Hayeks 1920 “Sensory Order” paper titled “BEITRAEGE ZUR THEORIE DER ENTWICKLUNG DES BEWUSSTSEINS” and dated “September 1920″: W. Jerusalem, Lehrbuck der Psychologie, 4.Aufl. Wien 1907. M. Verworn, Die Entwicklung des menschlichen Geistes, 4.Aufl. … Continue reading

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video: Joaquin Fuster on Hayek, Neurscience & the Brain

World renowned UCLA neuroscientist Joaquin Fuster discusses Friedrich Hayek’s work in global brain theory in a video from 2006 (Spanish). You can read Fuster’s professional credentials and scientific achievements listed here. From Fuster’s 2003 book Cortex and Mind:  Unifying Cognition: … Continue reading

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