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The Human Psyche : the GIFFORD Lectures University of Edinburgh 1978-1979

Author: John C Eccles
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1980.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In February and March 1978 I delivered my first series of Gifford Lectures in the University of Edinburgh. These lectures have been published under the title The Human Mystery. The second series of ten lectures were delivered from April 18 to May 4 1979 under the title The Human Psyche. As with the first series, the printed text is actually the manuscript prepared for those lectures, not some later compilation. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Eccles
ISBN: 9783642492525 3642492525 9783642492549 3642492541
OCLC Number: 858927897
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Lecture 1 Consciousness, Self-consciousness and the Brain-Mind Problem --
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Lecture 2 Modules of the Neocortex and their Role in Dualist-Interactionism --
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Lecture 3 Sensory Perception and Illusions --
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Lecture 4 Electrical Responses of the Brain --
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Lecture 5 The Emotional Brain --
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Lecture 6 Brain Activity and Levels of Consciousness --
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Lecture 7 World 3, Remembrance and Creativity --
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Lecture 8 Altruism, Pseudaltruism and Aggression --
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Lecture 9 The Quest for Values and Meaning --
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Lecture 10 The Psyche, Freedom, Death and Immortality --
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Responsibility: by John C. Eccles.

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In February and March 1978 I delivered my first series of Gifford Lectures in the University of Edinburgh. The second series of ten lectures were delivered from April 18 to May 4 1979 under the title  Read more...

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