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Professor William Woodward – Memories of Julian Jaynes
July 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDTFree
Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Pacific Time (7:00 pm Eastern)
An interview with Professor William Woodward.
William Woodward is Professor of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire. His biography of Julian Jaynes (with June Tower) “Julian Jaynes: Introducing His Life and Thought” appears in Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness: Julian Jaynes’s Bicameral Mind Revisited
We’ll be discussing Professor Woodward’s time with Julian Jaynes as a graduate student and details of Julian Jaynes’s life before and after the publication of The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind.
The interview will be followed by Q&A with the event participants.
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Read Professor Woodward’s biography of Julian Jaynes: “Julian Jaynes: Introducing His Life and Thought” in Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness.
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