The Origin Of Consciouness In The Breakdown Of The Bicameral Mind
Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Company

The Origin Of Consciouness In The Breakdown Of The Bicameral Mind

  • Publish Date: 1990-09-19
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Julian Jaynes

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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.


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