By Marcel Kuijsten

Why are gods and idols ubiquitous during the old global? what's the courting of realization and language? How is it that oracles got here to persuade whole international locations equivalent to Greece? If cognizance arose a long way again in human evolution, how can it so simply be altered in hypnosis and "possession"? Is sleek schizophrenia a vestige of an past mentality? those are only the various tricky questions addressed via Julian Jaynes's influential and arguable concept of the foundation of subjective recognition or the "modern mind." This ebook comprises an in-depth biography of Julian Jaynes, essays by way of Jaynes, and the dialogue and research of Jaynes's idea from numerous views similar to scientific psychology, philosophy, neuroscience, anthropology, linguistics, and old history.

With chapters by way of Dr. Julian Jaynes, Dr. Michael Carr, Prof. Scott Greer, Dr. John Hamilton, Marcel Kuijsten, Prof. John Limber, Dr. Brian McVeigh, Prof. David range, June Tower, Prof. William Woodward, and a Foreword by way of Prof. Michael Persinger.

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