Brain and Values: Is a Biological Science of Values Possible

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approximation. Hence it is reasonable to hope that the philosophical coherence of the pragmatic quantum approach reflects a movement toward a truer picture of nature that eventually will be supported by empirical ramifications.


Acknowledgement

I thank Aaron Sloman for helpful criticism of an earlier draft.


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