Re: more, briefly

Massimo Pigliucci (
Tue, 14 Apr 1998 09:27:58 -0400

Dear Glenn

sometimes I have the impression we don't pay much attention to what we
write, and just react instinctively:

> If intellect is something that emerges from the union of various parts
> but
> is in no way reducible to those parts, isn't that the definition of
> the
> soul?

There is a HUGE difference! Go back to my example of water: would you
conclude that water is a manifestation of the soul of hydrogen and


Massimo Pigliucci, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolution
Society for the Study of Evolution "Dobzhansky" Awardee
Dept. of Botany, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1100
phone 423-974-6221 fax 0978

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