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Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind

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At the heart of this book is the revolutionary idea that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution. Rather, Jaynes presents consciousness as a learned process that evolved from an earlier hallucinatory mentality only three thousand years ago. The implications extend into every aspect if human life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395563526
Author:
Jaynes, Julian
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Humanism
Subject:
Consciousness
Subject:
Consciousness -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Volume:
316
Publication Date:
c1990
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
491 p.
Dimensions:
9.23x6.11x1.35 in. 1.57 lbs.

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