A Mind So Rare

A Mind So Rare

Author: Merlin Donald

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393323196

Category: Medical

Page: 371

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Presenting the cultural and neuronal forces that power our distinctively human modes of awareness, the author proposes that the human mind is a hybrid product of interweaving a super-complex form of matter (the brain) with an invisible symbolic web (culture) to form a cognitive network. Reprint. 11,500 first printing.
A Mind So Rare
Language: en
Pages: 371
Authors: Merlin Donald
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Presenting the cultural and neuronal forces that power our distinctively human modes of awareness, the author proposes that the human mind is a hybrid product of interweaving a super-complex form of matter (the brain) with an invisible symbolic web (culture) to form a cognitive network. Reprint. 11,500 first printing.
Engaging Audiences
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: B. McConachie
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-24 - Publisher: Springer

Engaging Audiences asks what cognitive science can teach scholars of theatre studies about spectator response in the theatre. Bruce McConachie introduces insights from neuroscience and evolutionary theory to examine the dynamics of conscious attention, empathy and memory in theatre goers.
A Mind Apart
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Susanne Antonetta
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-06 - Publisher: Penguin

This beautifully written exploration of "the unusual abilities of those who are differently wired" (Psychology Today) received a Ken Book Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness for outstanding literary contribution to the world of mental health. In this fascinating literary memoir, Susanne Antonetta draws on her personal experience
Quintessence of Dust: The Science of Matter and the Philosophy of Mind
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Harry Redner
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-23 - Publisher: BRILL

Quintessence of Dust by Harry Redner argues for a science of matter and philosophy of mind based on emergence through five stages. It criticises mechanistic approaches to mind and advocates a philosophic synthesis of the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.
The Axial Age and Its Consequences
Language: en
Pages: 500
Authors: Robert N. Bellah, Hans Joas
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-31 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

This book makes the bold claim that intellectual sophistication was born worldwide during the middle centuries of the first millennium bce. From Axial Age thinkers we inherited a sense of the world as a place not just to experience but to investigate, envision, and alter. A variety of utopian visions