Evan Thompson

Evan Thompson (born 1962) is professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia. He writes about cognitive science, phenomenology, and the philosophy of mind.As a child, Thompson was home-schooled at the Lindisfarne Association, a thinktank and retreat founded by his father, William Irwin Thompson. In 1977, Thompson met Chilean phenomenologist Francisco Varela when Varela attended a Lindisfarne conference which was organized by Thompson and Gregory Bateson. Thompson received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto in 1990 and an A.B. in Asian Studies from Amherst College in 1983.
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  • Agency creatives’ advertising-themed Halloween costume ideas

    … paint, fake blood, ripped clothes, box and a QR code you can generate from QRStuff.com Some trends, for some God forsaken reason, just will not die. One gimmick used way too often in advertising is the QR code. It’s like a toothless zombie — relentless, annoying and unproductive. Evan Thompson, senior copywriter, The Martin Agency Costume idea…

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