No Words Wasted Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | January 9, 2015

    Chris Faatz: IMG Jill Maxick of Prometheus Books: The Powells.com Interview



    For decades, Prometheus Books has put out titles we both love and respect. Prometheus is the leading publisher in the United States of books on free... Continue »

    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

The origin of consciousness in the breakdown of the bicameral mind

The origin of consciousness in the breakdown of the bicameral mind Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

At the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ago and is still developing. The implications of this revolutionary scientific paradigm extend into virtually every aspect of our psychology, our history and culture, our religion — and indeed our future.

About the Author

Julian Jaynes (1923-1997) achieved an almost cult-like reputation for this controversial book, which was his only published work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395207291
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston :
Author:
Jaynes, Julian
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Consciousness
Subject:
Consciousness -- History.
Subject:
Human Physiology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1009
Publication Date:
20000815
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.25 in 1.31 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Cognitive Science
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Mind and Consciousness
Humanities » Philosophy » General

The origin of consciousness in the breakdown of the bicameral mind
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 512 pages Houghton Mifflin,c1976. - English 9780395207291 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
At the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ago and is still developing. The implications of this revolutionary scientific paradigm extend into virtually every aspect of our psychology, our history and culture, our religion — and indeed our future.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.