How the self controls its brain

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Springer-Verlag, 1994 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 197 pages
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In this book the author has collected a number of his important works and added an extensive commentary relating his ideas to those of other prominentnames in the consciousness debate. The view presented here is that of a convinced dualist who challenges in a lively and humorous way the prevailing materialist "doctrines" of many recent works. Also included is a new attempt to explain mind-brain interaction via a quantum process affecting the release of neurotransmitters. John Eccles received a knighthood in 1958 and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine/Physiology in 1963. He has numerous other awards honouring his major contributions to neurophysiology.

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Contents

The Problem I
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DualistinteractionismMy Story
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Recent Theoretical Studies on the MindBrain Problem
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