The Mind-Body Problem: A Novel

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Random House, Incorporated, 1983 - Married people - 275 pages
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During her college years, Renee Feuer, the product of a strict Orthodox Jewish household, works at liberating herself from the prohibitions of her upbringing, seeking freedom of the body and mind, and eventually marries Noah Himmel, a mathematical genius

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A smart, funny book about a young Jewish woman who is studying philosophy and who marries an older man, a math prodigy who is a bit ‘slow’ socially. The question asked at the outset of the book is ... Read full review

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I picked up this book, knowing nothing about it, after hearing Rebecca Goldstein speak at a conference on consciousness. I had no expectations, knowing nothing of either the author or this novel. I ... Read full review

Contents

THE QUESTION I
5
THE COURTSHIP I
18
THE HONEYMOON I 8l 5 REALITY I
37
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Rebecca Goldstein graduated summa cum laude from Barnard College and received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in the philosophy of science. She has taught philosophy at Barnard. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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