Chapter 2 - What does it take to have a minimal mind?

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The common fruit-fly Drosophila melanogaster. Does it have a mind of its own?
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Part A: How should we look for intentional agency in organisms?
Methodology for Investigating a Minimal Mind

Part B: What are the pre-requisites for intentional agency?
What criteria must an organism meet before we can say it has a minimal mind? Appendix: Case Studies

Part C: Models of Intentional Agency in Animals
Four kinds of minimal minds Appendix: Examples