Pre-Order Conversations on Consciousness and the Bicameral Mind
Be the first to read our latest book on Julian Jaynes’s theory by pre-ordering your copy today! Pre-orders will ship throughout July and early August in the order they were received.
All JJS pre-orders will include two free bonus articles: Brian McVeigh’s “The Psychology of Romanticism & Modern Art: A Jaynesian Interpretation of the Inward Turn” and Ross Maxwell’s “Eternal Rome: Subjective Consciousness and Immortality.” Links will be sent to download the bonus material shortly before the book ships.
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Advanced Praise for Conversations on Consciousness and the Bicameral Mind
“Julian Jaynes was my teacher in the early 1960s. … Much psychological science since then points to the possibility that he was right. Right about consciousness, right about ancient history, right about evolution, right about language, even right about Homer. This volume begins to close the gap, bringing Jaynes’s brilliance to the attention and appreciation of the contemporary public.”
— Martin Seligman, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, and author of The Hope Circuit
“… A marvel of collective scholarship across multiple disciplines. … In this book, you will hear the voices of the most open-minded scholars of our generation.”
— William R. Woodward, Professor Emertius of Psychology, University of New Hampshire, and author of Hermann Lotze: An Intellectual Biography
“Rich with ideas and fertile speculations, this outstanding collection of expert interviews advances the revolutionary work of the psychologist Julian Jaynes.”
— Richard Rhodes, Pulitzer Prize Laureate for The Making of the Atomic Bomb
“… It is time for a new generation of … deep thinkers at the heart of every discipline to rediscover Julian Jaynes’s tantalizing hypotheses concerning the origin and nature of human consciousness. This collection of interviews … will enable contemporary readers to understand why Jaynes’s style of inquiry remains as captivating and compelling as ever — and as provocative and controversial. Reader: take the plunge, and join the conversation!”
— Christian Y. Dupont, Ph.D., Associate University Librarian for Collections and Burns Librarian, Boston College, and author of Phenomenology in French Philosophy
“… Conversations on Consciousness and the Bicameral Mind helps us understand humanity’s development of consciousness over millennia, as well as how we learn it in our first years of life.”
— Loretta Graziano Breuning, Ph.D., author of Habits of a Happy Brain and Status Games