2018 TKR: EDU: The Function of Reason with Hugo Mercier

The Function of Reason with Hugo MercierMany of us believe our capacity to reason helps us to acquire knowledge and make better decisions – but what if it has an entirely different purpose? Hugo Mercier explains that the essential function of reason is not solitary but social – it exists to help us convince other people or groups of our arguments.Watch on YouTubeWatch Hugo Mercier, Cognitive Scientist, in our latest RSA Spotlight – the edits which take you straight to the heart of the event! Use your head! They always tell you that. 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