Incomplete Nature (Paperback)

How Mind Emerged from Matter

By Terrence W. Deacon

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393343908, 604pp.

Publication Date: April 22, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (11/21/2011)
MP3 CD (5/24/2016)

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As scientists study the minutiae of subatomic particles, neural connections, and molecular compounds, their attempts at a theory of everything harbor a glaring omission: they still cannot explain us, the thoughts and perceptions that truly make us what we are. A masterwork that brings together science and philosophy, Incomplete Nature offers a revolutionary, captivating account of how life and consciousness emerged, revealing how our desires, feelings, and intentions can be understood in terms of the physical world.