No seriously. He thinks that the mind can be reduced to a series of “mechanisms” that if we can deconstruct and look through their operations, then we’re all good. In his latest book, “Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking“, he goes through a load of these so-called “mechanisms”, trying to explain what they’re used for, why they came about, and how we can take advantage of them better. Interesting, no?

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/30/books/daniel-dennett-author-of-intuition-pumps-and-other-tools-for-thinking.html?_r=0

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