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Brain, Mind and Consciousness in the History of Neuroscience

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    Chapter 1 Beginnings: Ventricular Psychology
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    Chapter 2 Return of the Repressed: Spinozan Ideas in the History of the Mind and Brain Sciences
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    Chapter 3 ‘Struck, As It Were, with Madness’: Phenomenology and Animal Spirits in the Neuropathology of Thomas Willis
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    Chapter 4 Hooke’s Mechanical Mind
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    Chapter 5 Joseph Priestley: An Instructive Eighteenth Century Perspective on the Mind-Body Problem
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    Chapter 6 Reflections of Western Thinking on Nineteenth Century Ottoman Thought: A Critique of the ‘Hard-Problem’ by Spyridon Mavrogenis, a Nineteenth Century Physiologist
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    Chapter 7 George Henry Lewes (1817–1878): Embodied Cognition, Vitalism, and the Evolution of Symbolic Perception
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    Chapter 8 Herbert Spencer: Brain, Mind and the Hard Problem
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    Chapter 9 Problems of Consciousness in Nineteenth Century British and American Neurology
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    Chapter 10 Emil du Bois-Reymond’s Reflections on Consciousness
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    Chapter 11 William James and the “Theatre” of Consciousness
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    Chapter 12 The Enigmatic Deciphering of the Neuronal Code of Word Meaning
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    Chapter 13 Alfred North Whitehead and the History of Consciousness
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    Chapter 14 The ‘Hard Problem’ and the Cartesian Strand in British Neurophysiology: Huxley, Foster, Sherrington, Eccles
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    Chapter 15 Is There a Link Between Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness?
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    Chapter 16 Consciousness and Neuronal Microtubules: The Penrose-Hameroff Quantum Model in Retrospect
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    Chapter 17 Zombie Dawn: Slavery and the Self in the Twenty-First Century
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    Chapter 18 Mind and Brain: Toward an Understanding of Dualism
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Brain, Mind and Consciousness in the History of Neuroscience
Published by
Springer Netherlands, January 2014
DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-8774-1
978-9-40-178773-4, 978-9-40-178774-1

C.U.M. Smith, Harry Whitaker

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Country Count As %
Portugal 1 2%
United Kingdom 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Argentina 1 2%
Spain 1 2%
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 1 2%
Unknown 57 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 14 22%
Student > Bachelor 12 19%
Researcher 11 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 14%
Other 5 8%
Other 11 17%
Unknown 1 2%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 11 17%
Neuroscience 9 14%
Philosophy 8 13%
Arts and Humanities 6 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 10%
Other 20 32%
Unknown 3 5%