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Early trauma, coupled with daily exposure to the ambiguities of everyday life, lead one to search for what might go wrong. The unease that is built into us has to do with the fact that, if we were wrong about a predator stalking the water hole life was over; there was no second chance. Bad events were dangerous – so much so that vigilance toward danger was perhaps more important than attention to good. This may suggest why there seem to be more negative emotions than positive ones. They have prominence and 44 JAY SCHULKIN importance in our evolutionary past.
But it needs to be mentioned in order to anticipate just how the theory being advanced might offer as its most important gain a reconciliation between the natural and the human sciences that eludes the usual deformation of the methodological distinctions between the two sorts of science. The fact is, we cannot guess at any consensually acceptable description of an otherwise unidentified molar action from the mere description of a bodily movement confined in purely physicalist terms; and we cannot guess that any action at all is embodied in a given bodily movement or kind of movement.
1. Introduction In this essay I reiterate some key insights from the classical pragmatists (namely the sense of inquiry and naturalism, the search for stability) and place them in a contemporary context of cognitive neuroscience. Cognitive systems, as classical pragmatists understood, in the sense in which I suggest, is nothing like the old Cartesian, divorced, distant arbiter. g. Dewey 1925, 1989; Meltzoff 2004). An adaptive mind was the very life-blood for Charles Darwin (1859, 1958) and William James (1890, 1952), and in what would later be important for characterizing cognitive systems forging coherence for action and underlies human experience.