Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gerald M. Edelman

Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gerald M. Edelman year 2007
  • Book name: Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
  • Author: Gerald M. Edelman
  • Release date: 2007/7/7
  • Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Medical
  • ISBN: 9780300125948
  • Rating: 8.81 of 10
  • Votes: 827
  • Review by: Winston Chisholm
  • Review rating: 9.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/28
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Burgeoning advancements in brain science are opening up new perspectives on how we acquire knowledge. Indeed, it is now possible to explore consciousness-the very center of human concern-by scientific means. In this illuminating book, Dr. Gerald M. Edelman offers a new theory of knowledge based on striking scientific findings about how the brain works. And he addresses the related compelling question: Does the latest research imply that all knowledge can be reduced to scientific description?Edelman's brain-based approach to knowledge has rich implications for our understanding of creativity, of the normal and abnormal functioning of the brain, and of the connections among the different ways we have of knowing. While the gulf between science and the humanities and their respective views of the world has seemed enormous in the past, the author shows that their differences can be dissolved by considering their origins in brain functions. He foresees a day when brain-based devices will be conscious, and he reflects on this and other fascinating ideas about how we come to know the world and ourselves.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H31M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy Of Mind, Physiological & Neuro-psychology, Biopsychology, Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.34 USD
  • Dimensions: 148x171x14.73mm
  • Weight: 204g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States
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