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

    … “Prankvertising” because, you know, that stuff is so dead now. I-Ping Chiang, art director, JWT New York Costume idea: Viral banner ad What you need: A thermometer, cardboard and yellow “quarantine” tape Draw a banner ad on cardboard, wrap the tape around yourself, and put the thermometer in your mouth. Infect people by touching them as you walk…

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