Soul Dust: The Magic of Consciousness

Soul Dust: The Magic of Consciousness

by Nicholas Humphrey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400838073
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,109,074
File size: 699 KB

About the Author

Nicholas Humphrey has held posts at Oxford and Cambridge universities, and is now professor emeritus of psychology at the London School of Economics. His many books include A History of the Mind and Seeing Red.

Table of Contents

Invitation ix
Prelude
Chapter 1: Coming-to Explained 3


Part One
Chapter 2: Being "Like Something" 27
Chapter 3: Sentition 42
Chapter 4: Looping the Loop 53


Part Two
Chapter 5: So What? 69
Chapter 6: Being There 80
Chapter 7: The Enchanted World 104
Chapter 8: So That Is Who I Am! 125
Chapter 9: Being Number One 140


Part Three
Chapter 10: Entering the Soul Niche 155
Chapter 11: Dangerous Territory 165
Chapter 12: Cheating Death 177


Envoi 203
Acknowledgments 215
Notes 217
Index 239

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