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Description - A History of the Mind by Nicholas Humphrey

This book is a tour-de-force on how human consciousness may have evolved. From the "phantom pain" experienced by people who have lost their limbs to the uncanny faculty of "blindsight," Humphrey argues that raw sensations are central to all conscious states and that consciousness must have evolved, just like all other mental faculties, over time from our ancestorsodily responses to pain and pleasure. '

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780387987194
ISBN-10: 0387987193
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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