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This review is from: How the Mind Works (Penguin Press Science) (Paperback)
This is by far one of the most profound books I have read in a long time. It provides a fine introduction to the computational theory of mind and its relation to evolutionary psychology. It offers witty, clear and surprising perspectives on everything from information processing, emotions, and behaviour to humour, music and the meaning of life. It is also paradoxical in that if offers both a collection of enlightening views on how different part of the mind work and an invitation to figure out how it all fits together, despite knowing that some of the most fundamental questions in the book are unanswerable. Without a doubt this is a profound text, a 565 page monster, and a wonderful walk in wonderland. I give it 5 stars.