ISBN-10:
0387987193
ISBN-13:
9780387987194
Pub. Date:
06/18/1999
Publisher:
Springer New York
A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness / Edition 1

A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness / Edition 1

by Nicholas Humphrey

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ISBN-13: 9780387987194
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 06/18/1999
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 238
Sales rank: 350,966
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Mind and Body.- “Puzzling Work”: An Aside About Language.- What Happened in History: The Inside Story.- The Double Province of the Senses.- “What Do We See?”.- Color is the Keyboard.- In the Realm of the Senses.- Shuttle Vision.- “It Must Look Queer!”.- New Arrangements.- Mind-Blindness and Blind-Mindness.- More About Blindsight.- A Fire In The Hand; A Dagger of the Mind.- He Thought He Saw An Elephant.- Here It Lies.- Here What Lies? A Chapter About Definition.- Five Characteristics in Search of A Theory.- The Problem of Ownership (A Tack to Starboard).- The Question Of Indexicals (A Tack to Port).- Plus CA Change....- A Little Mind Music.- Specific Nerve Energies?.- Smoke Without Fire.- Time Present.- Hurrah!.- Being and Nothingness.- 229.- 235.

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A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
lpg3d on LibraryThing 5 months ago
An interesting book that attempts to explain how consciousness evolved.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Allowed me to perceive new sensations that I never thought to be possible.