The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind

The 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.
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  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 130 x 198.1 x 25.4mm | 464.47g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140223053
  • 9780140223057

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