The Nature of Consciousness

Piero Scaruffi

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These are excerpts and elaborations from my book "The Nature of Consciousness"

Further Reading (Click here for reviews of these books) 

Arbib, Michael: METAPHORICAL BRAIN 2 (Wiley, 1989)

Cairns-Smith, A. G.: EVOLVING THE MIND (Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Cauvin, Jacques: THE BIRTH OF THE GODS AND THE ORIGINS OF AGRICULTURE (Cambridge Univ Press, 2000)

Deacon, Terrence: THE SYMBOLIC SPECIES (W.W. Norton & C., 1997)

Donald, Merlin: ORIGINS OF THE MODERN MIND (Harvard Univ Press, 1991)

Gardenfors, Peter: HOW HOMO BECAME SAPIENS (Oxford Univ Press, 2003)

Hameroff, Stuart: ULTIMATE COMPUTING  (Elsevier Science, 1987)

Humphrey Nicholas: CONSCIOUSNESS REGAINED (Oxford Univ Press, 1983)

Jaynes, Julian: THE ORIGIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE BREAKDOWN OF THE BICAMERAL MIND (Houghton Mifflin, 1977)

Jerison, Harry: THE EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN AND INTELLIGENCE (1973)

MacPhail, Euan:  THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS (Oxford UnivPress, 1998)

Mead, George Herbert: MIND, SELF AND SOCIETY (Univ of Chicago Press, 1934)

Mithen, Steven: THE PREHISTORY OF THE MIND (Thames and Hudson, 1996)

O'Flaherty, Wendy: KARMA AND REBIRTH IN CLASSICAL INDIA (University of California Press, 1980)

Oakley, Kenneth: MAN THE TOOL-MAKER (1949)

Popper, Karl & Eccles, John: THE SELF AND ITS BRAIN (Springer, 1977)

Popper, Karl: KNOWLEDGE AND THE BODY-MIND PROBLEM (Routledge, 1994)

Schroedinger, Erwin: Mind and Matter (1958)

Snell, Bruno: THE DISCOVERY OF THE MIND (1946)

Tomasello, Michael: THE CULTURAL ORIGINS OF HUMAN COGNITION (Harvard Univ Press, 1999)

Tull, Herman: THE VEDIC ORIGINS OF KARMA (State University of New York, 1989)