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Skeptic's Guide to the Mind What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us about Ourselves

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ISBN-10: 1250001854

ISBN-13: 9781250001856

Edition: 2013

Authors: Robert A. Burton

List price: $24.99
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A critical look at cutting edge and key assumptions in cognitive science that offers a new way of exploring how our brains generate thoughtWhat if what we consider to be reason-based, deliberative judgment is really the product of involuntary mental sensations? In A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind, Dr. Robert Burton takes a close look at the key false assumptions that permeate the field of cognitive science and offers a new way of exploring how our brains generate thought. The essential paradox that drives this cutting-edge theory is that the same mechanisms that prevent understanding the mind also generate a sense that we can attain such understanding. In A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind, Burton…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 4/23/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The Shape of Your Mind
Agency, Will, and Intention
Sensational Reason
Logic's Reason
On the Level
Talking in Tongues
Under the Big Top
Consciousness Unexplained
Anatomy of a Thought
Moral Character-Fact or Fiction?
Tell Me a Story