The Biological Mind: A Philosophical Introduction by Justin Garson
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0415810272, 0415810280 | 208 pages | PDF | 1 MB
For some, biology explains all there is to know about the mind. Yet many big questions remain: is the mind shaped by genes or the environment? If mental traits are the result of adaptations built up over thousands of years, as evolutionary psychologists claim, how can such claims be tested? If the mind is a machine, as biologists argue, how does it allow for something as complex as human consciousness?