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Who's in charge? : free will and the science of the brain

Author: Michael S Gazzaniga
Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2012.
Series: Gifford lectures, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Ecco paperback edView all editions and formats
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"The "father of cognitive neuroscience" makes a powerful and provocative argument against today's common wisdom that our lives are wholly determined by physical processes we cannot control"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Gazzaniga
ISBN: 0061906115 9780061906114
OCLC Number: 794038292
Description: 260 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The way we are --
The parallel and distributed brain --
The interpreter --
Abandoning the concept of free will --
The social mind --
We are the law --
An afterword.
Series Title: Gifford lectures, 2009.
Responsibility: Michael S. Gazzaniga.

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"The "father of cognitive neuroscience" makes a powerful and provocative argument against today's common wisdom that our lives are wholly determined by physical processes we cannot control"--

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