Re: virus: Reason and Intuition (was: Belief and Knowledge)

Brett Lane Robertson (
Mon, 14 Jul 1997 19:40:36 -0500



At 03:22 PM 7/14/97 -0700, you wrote:
>I'm the better part of a week behind on the list, so if this has already
>been said or the thread skewed of in another direction by now, please
>On Thu, 10 Jul 1997, David McFadzean wrote:
>> If you
>> don't like my terminology, PLEASE feel free to supply your own.
>> I've run out of synonyms for the act of behaving in accordance to
>> reason.
>As I understand it (the dreaded weak link in all this), "reasoning" is
>something that is done by a conscious mind. If this is so, we cannot say
>that reasoning goes on subconsciously. There may be a process at work,
>but to call it reasoning is to mix up the terms.
>"Intuition" may be a better term for this process. Or perhaps someone can
>offer an even better term.
>-Prof. Tim

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