The Ancient Origins Of Consciousness

Author: Todd E. Feinberg
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034336
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How consciousness appeared much earlier in evolutionary history than is commonly assumed, and why all vertebrates and perhaps even some invertebrates are conscious.

The Origin Of Consciousness In The Breakdown Of The Bicameral Mind

Author: Julian Jaynes
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547527543
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At the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ago and ...

Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712808
Size: 76.40 MB
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In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, tells a bold new story of how subjective experience crept into being—how nature became aware of itself.

Origins Of Objectivity

Author: Tyler Burge
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199581401
Size: 76.35 MB
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Tyler Burge's study investigates the most primitive ways in which individuals represent the physical world.

A Secret History Of Consciousness

Author: Gary Lachman
Publisher: SteinerBooks
ISBN: 1584204931
Size: 63.11 MB
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What that consciousness may be like and how it may be achieved is a major concern of this book . Lachman concentrates on the period since the late 1800s, when Madame Blavatsky first brought the secret history out into the open.

The Origins And History Of Consciousness

Author: Erich Neumann
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691017617
Size: 76.89 MB
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The first of Erich Neumann's works to be translated into English, this eloquent book draws on a full range of world mythology to show that individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as has human ...

The Neurology Of Consciousness

Author: Steven Laureys
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128011750
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The second edition of The Neurology of Consciousness is a comprehensive update of this ground-breaking work on human consciousness, the first book in this area to summarize the neuroanatomical and functional underpinnings of consciousness ...

Origins Of The Modern Mind

Author: Merlin Donald
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674644847
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Origins of the Modern Mind traces the evolution of human culture and cognition from primitive apes to the era of artificial intelligence, and presents an original theory of how the human mind evolved from its presymbolic form.