“Just as we cannot appeal to innate endowment to explain grammatical speech, logic, or mathematics because grammar, logic, and mathematics have not been part of the human environment for a long enough time, so we must question any effort to attribute introspective self-knowledge to a nervous system especially adapted to that purpose. Verbal behavior, logic, mathematics, and introspection have all been built on features of the human species which had already evolved for other reasons.” (p. 239)

 

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