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Stairway to the Mind

The Controversial New Science of Consciousness

Authors: Scott, Alwyn

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Stairway to the Mind explores one of the most exciting and controversial areas of modern science: consciousness and the nature of the mind. The book proposes that consciousness emerges from hierarchical layers of mental reality, in the same way that life emerges from layers of biological reality. The book is aimed at general readers with an interest in the mind and neuroscience, as well as a wide range of scientists whose work is related to the rapidly-growing field of neuroscience and consciousness research.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-5

    Scott, Alwyn

  • Quantum Physics, Chemistry, and Consciousness

    Pages 7-26

    Scott, Alwyn

  • The Chemistry of Life

    Pages 27-41

    Scott, Alwyn

  • The Nerve Afire

    Pages 43-54

    Scott, Alwyn

  • Is There a Computer In Your Head?

    Pages 55-74

    Scott, Alwyn

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4612-2510-2
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  • Bulk discounts available
Hardcover $32.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $34.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Stairway to the Mind
Book Subtitle
The Controversial New Science of Consciousness
Authors
Copyright
1995
Publisher
Copernicus
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-2510-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-2510-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-94381-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-7566-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
229
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