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Here are some external links and articles recommended by Mark Solms to help you consolidate the material covered in week four.
A pathway splitting into two different pathways
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The fourth defining feature of a mind is agency – sometimes also referred to as ‘free will’. If unconscious intentionality exists, to what extent can one be a mind as opposed to merely some kind of ‘instinctual drive’? This is the topic for Week 5.

Now you’ve reached the end of Week 4, you might like to check your progress. You can also do this by selecting the Progress tab at the top of the step.

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