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Behind the eye : the Gifford lectures delivered in the University of Glasgow 27 October-12 November 1986 under the title: Under our own microscope: what brain science has to say about human nature

Author: Donald MacCrimmon MacKay; Valerie MacKay
Publisher: London : Basil Blackwell, 1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the author's 1986 Gifford lectures, this gives an accessible overview of the brain and its workings. Major topics give rise to reflections in surrounding areas, ranging from machine  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald MacCrimmon MacKay; Valerie MacKay
ISBN: 0631173323 9780631173328
OCLC Number: 476247550
Description: xi, 291 s
Contents: Under our own microscope; within the living brain; what are brains for?; perception; seeing is not believing; reading the mind; the divided brain; brains and machines; my fault or my brain's?; where do ideas come from?; knowing more than we can tell; and in the end?
Responsibility: Donald MacCrimmon MacKay ; edited by Valerie MacKay

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