This episode is an interview with Dr. John Bolender titled “Symmetry and The Social Mind” and is being released on Monday, March 14, 2011. My interview with John was recorded on March 11, 2011.
John Bolender received his PhD in philosophy from Columbia University, has taught philosophy in Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, and is currently a Visiting Fellow in the philosophy department of Princeton University. His main interest is in cognition, including interpersonal cognition as well as language. He has published two books: The Self-Organizing Social Mind, published by MIT Press, and Digital Social Mind, published by Imprint Academic.