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By Steven Hutchinson; Bob Moon; Ann Shelton Mayes

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Such intrinsic constraints on our capacities to interpret are by no means limited only to subjective concepts like ‘selfhood’. They even limit our ways of conceiving of such presumably impersonal, ‘objective’ matters as time, space, and causality. [ … ] But while they may reflect the evolution of the human mind, these constraints should not be taken as man’s fixed native endowment. They may be common to the species, but they also reflect how we represent the world through language and folk theories.

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It is this double-facing, Janus-like aspect of education that makes it either a somewhat dangerous pursuit or a rather drearily routine one. 2 The constraints tenet The forms of meaning making accessible to human beings in any culture are constrained in two crucial ways. The first inheres in the nature of human mental functioning itself. Our evolution as a species has specialized us into certain characteristic ways of knowing, thinking, feeling, and perceiving. We cannot, even given our most imaginative efforts, construct a concept of Self that does not impute some causal influence of prior mental states on later ones.

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