Evolution of the Brain: Creation of the Self

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Routledge, 1989 - Philosophy - 282 pages
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Sir John Eccles, a distinguished scientist and Nobel Prize winner who has devoted his scientific life to the study of the mammalian brain, tells the story of how we came to be, not only as animals at the end of the hominid evolutionary line, but also as human persons possessed of reflective consciousness.

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Eccles discusses changes in the brain from the ancestors we share in common with the great apes until now. There were some comments on the evolution of bipedalism that were noteworthy. Concerning his ... Read full review

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Sir John Eccles has written many books on the development of the human brain.

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