The Origin Of Consciouness In The Breakdown Of The Bicameral Mind
- Publish Date: 1990-09-19
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Julian Jaynes
At the heart of this book is the revolutionary idea that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution. Rather, Jaynes presents consciousness as a learned process that evolved from an earlier hallucinatory mentality only three thousand years ago. The implications extend into every aspect if human life.