Consciousness, self-consciousness, and the science of being human
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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Consciousness -- Physiological aspects,
  • Self-consciousness (Awareness),
  • Brain -- Physiology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-143) and index

StatementSimeon Locke
LC ClassificationsQP411 .L63 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17250026M
ISBN 10031335006X
ISBN 109780313350061
LC Control Number2007036179

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