Facing Reality: Philosophical Adventures by a Brain Scientist

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  • ISBN-13: 9780387900148
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 10/28/1970
  • Series: Heidelberg Science Library Series
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

I Introduction: Man, Brain and Science.- II The Neuronal Machinery of the Brain.- III Synaptic Mechanisms Possibly Concerned in Learning and Memory.- IV The Experiencing Self.- V The Brain and the Unity of Conscious Experience.- VI Evolution and the Conscious Self.- VII The Understanding of Nature.- VIII Man, Freedom and Creativity.- IX The Necessity of Freedom for the Free Flowering of Science.- X The Brain and the Soul.- XI Education and the World of Objective Knowledge.- XII Epilogue.- References.

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