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Kevin Spencer kspencer at s.psych.uiuc.edu
Wed May 28 13:18:59 EST 1997

us <krhodes at asde.xxx> writes:

>Would you suggest Nicholas Humphrey's _A History of the Mind_ as well? 
>After knocking about neuroscience a bit as a rank amateur, I found this
>one of the more settling of the "neuro-science for humanists" books, and
>it makes the same case you infer here - that it's really rather silly to
>look any farther than the actual operations of neurobiology for the cues
>to consciousness.  (It also seems to tie in well with other books of the
>sort that have seemed rather more credible than others - Damasio's
>_Descartes' Error_ and linguist Derek Bickerton's work on the evolution
>of language.)  But can you tell me, from a professional viewpoint,
>whether Humphrey's interpretation (if you know of it, of course) is

I'm not familiar with the author or the book.  Perhaps someone else on
this newsgroup is?

Kevin Spencer
Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory
Dept. of Psychology and Beckman Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
kspencer at s.psych.uiuc.edu

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