The Mind Made Flesh
Essays from the Frontiers of Psychology and Evolution
By (author) Nicholas Humphrey
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Mind Made Flesh by Nicholas Humphrey
Book DescriptionNicholas Humphrey's writings about the evolution of the mind have done much to set the agenda for contemporary psychology. Here, in a series of riveting essays, he invites us to 'take another look' at a variety of the central and not-so-central issues: the evolution of consciousness, the nature of the self, multiple personality disorder, the placebo effect, cave art, religious miracles, medieval animal trials, the seductions of dictatorship, and much more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192802279
(214mm x 139mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford Paperbacks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Nicholas Humphrey
Consciousness Regained: Chapters in the Development of Mind (1983), The Inner Eye (1986), A History of the Mind (1992), and Soul Searching (1995).
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