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)

Bickerton, Derek & Calvin, William: LINGUA EX MACHINA (MIT Press, 2000)

Bickerton, Derek: LANGUAGE AND SPECIES (Chicago Univ Press, 1992)

Churchland, Paul: ENGINE OF REASON (MIT Press, 1995)

Darwin, Charles: LANGUAGES AND SPECIES (1874)

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

Dennett, Daniel: KINDS OF MINDS (Basic, 1998)

DeWaal, Frans: PRIMATES AND PHILOSOPHERS (Princeton Univ Press, 2006)

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

Dunbar, Robin:  GROOMING, GOSSIP AND THE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE (Faber and Faber, 1996)

Fetzer, James: COMPUTERS AND COGNITION (Kluwer Academic, 2001)

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

Gregory, Richard: MIND IN SCIENCE (Cambridge Univ Press, 1981)

Hoffmeyer, Jesper: SIGNS OF MEANING IN THE UNIVERSE (Indiana Univ. Press, 1996)

Hjelmslev, Louis: PROLEGOMENA TO A THEORY OF LANGUAGE (1943)

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

Jackendoff, Ray: PATTERNS IN THE MIND (Basic Books, 1994)

Jespersen, Otto: LANGUAGE (1922)

Joseph, Rhawn: NAKED NEURON (Plenum, 1993)

Kurth, Ernst: MUSIKPSYCHOLOGIE (1931)

Langer, Susanne: PHILOSOPHY IN A NEW KEY (1942)

Lieberman, Philip: THE BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE (Harvard Univ Press, 1984)

Miller, Geoffrey: THE MATING MIND (Doubleday, 2000)

Morris, Charles: FOUNDATIONS OF THE THEORY OF SIGNS (University Of Chicago Press, 1938)

Niehoff, Debra: THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE: HOW CELLS COMMUNICATE IN HEALTH AND DISEASE (Joseph Henry Press, 2005)

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

Peirce, Charles: COLLECTED PAPERS (Harvard Univ Press, 1931)

Prieto, Luis: PRINCIPES DE NOOLOGIE (1964)

Saussure, Ferdinand: COURSE IN GENERAL LINGUISTICS (1916)

Sebeok, Thomas: APPROACHES TO SEMIOTICS (1964)

Taylor, Timothy: THE ARTIFICIAL APE (MacMillan, 2010)

Thom, René: SEMIOPHYSICS (Addison-Wesley, 1990)

Wilson, Frank: THE HAND (Pantheon Books, 1998)