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The mind's sky : human intelligence in a cosmic context

Author: Timothy Ferris
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the relationship between the cosmos and human beings explores the complexity of the human brain and what constitutes real intelligence and the nature of consciousness.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ferris, Timothy.
Mind's sky.
New York : Bantam Books, 1992
(OCoLC)681045957
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Ferris
ISBN: 0553080407 9780553080407
OCLC Number: 24320134
Description: xv, 281 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. This is not the universe. The enormous radio. The central nervous system of the Milky Way galaxy. Being there --
pt. 2. The interpreter. The unity of the universe and of the human mind. Joe Montana's premotor cortex --
pt. 3. Things that go bump. The Manichean heresy. The library of the Amazon. IT.
Responsibility: Timothy Ferris.

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A look at the relationship between the cosmos and human beings explores the complexity of the human brain and what constitutes real intelligence and the nature of consciousness.

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