Tuesday, June 10, 2008

How The Mind Works

From the New York Review of Books, Reviews of:
The Physiology of Truth: Neuroscience and Human Knowledge, by Jean-Pierre Changeux, translated from the French by M.B. DeBevoise
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: From Molecular Biology to Cognition, by Jean-Pierre Changeux and Stuart J. Edelstein
Conversations on Mind, Matter, and Mathematics, by Jean-Pierre Changeux and Alain Connes, translated from the French by M.B. DeBevoise
What Makes Us Think? A Neuroscientist and a Philosopher Argue about Ethics, Human Nature, and the Brain, by Jean-Pierre Changeux and Paul Ricoeur, translated from the French by M.B. DeBevoise
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind, by V.S. Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee, with a foreword by Oliver Sacks
Mirrors in the Brain: How Our Minds Share Actions and and Emotions, by Giacomo Rizzolatti and Corrado Sinigaglia, translated from the Italian by Frances Anderson
A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination, by Gerald M. Edelman and Giulio Tononi

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