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Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged From Matter

Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged From Matter

Terrence W. Deacon

ISBN: 978-0-393-04991-6

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544 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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As scientists study the minutiae of subatomic particles, neural connections, and molecular compounds, their attempts at a "theory of everything" harbor a glaring omission: they still cannot explain us, the thoughts and perceptions that truly make us what we are. A masterwork that brings together science and philosophy, Incomplete Nature offers a revolutionary, captivating account of how life and consciousness emerged, revealing how our desires, feelings, and intentions can be understood in terms of the physical world.