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The Psychology of Ancient Egypt with Brian J. McVeigh

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

The Psychology of Ancient Egypt with Brian J. McVeigh

Join us for a 90-minute interview and Q&A session with Brian J. McVeigh on his latest book, The Psychology of Ancient Egypt: Reconstructing A Lost Mentality.

We will be delving into many aspects of ancient Egypt that are relevant to Julian Jaynes’s theory.

This online event will be held on Thursday, November 16th, 2023 at 4pm Pacific/7pm Eastern.

The hour-long interview will be followed by a 30 minute question and answer session with the event participants.

Free and open to the public (RSVP required).

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Brian J. McVeigh is an anthropologist, mental health counselor, and scholar of Jaynesian theory. His Ph.D. is from Princeton University, where he knew Julian Jaynes. He has published numerous books and articles on Jaynes’s theory.


November 16
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