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Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind Paperback – 1 Dec 1982

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  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; New e. edition (Dec. 1982)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0395324408
  • ISBN-13: 978-0395324400
  • Product Dimensions: 0.3 x 21.7 x 28 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 37 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 499,987 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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At the heart of this book is the revolutionary idea that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution. Rather, Jaynes presents consciousness as a learned process that evolved from an earlier hallucinatory mentality only three thousand years ago.


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