Remembered Present: A Biological Theory of Consciousness / Edition 1

Remembered Present: A Biological Theory of Consciousness / Edition 1

by Gerald Edelman
     
 

Having laid the groundwork in his critically acclaimed books Neural Darwinism (Basic Books, 1987) and Topobiology (Basic Books, 1988), Nobel laureate Gerald M. Edelman now proposes a comprehensive theory of consciousness in The Remembered Present. Integrating findings generated by the recent explosive growth in the neurosciences with current

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Having laid the groundwork in his critically acclaimed books Neural Darwinism (Basic Books, 1987) and Topobiology (Basic Books, 1988), Nobel laureate Gerald M. Edelman now proposes a comprehensive theory of consciousness in The Remembered Present. Integrating findings generated by the recent explosive growth in the neurosciences with current knowledge of anatomy, cell biology, and psychology, Edelman has been able to construct a detailed model of how we become aware of our own existence.

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ISBN-13:
9780465069101
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.49(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.38(d)
Lexile:
1510L (what's this?)

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