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The Society of Mind
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The Society of Mind

By Minsky, Marvin

New York: A Touchstone Book, 1986. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Large corner crease on back cover. In this book, Marvin Minsky---one of the fathers of computer science and cofounder of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT--- casts the mind as an intellectual puzzle whose pieces are assembled along the way. He portrays the mind as a "society" of tiny components that are themselves mindless. Measures 8.5x11 inches. 339p. Glossary and bibliography. Index.

$12.00

Toward A Science of Consciousness: Registration Brochures for 1996 and 1998 (3)
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Toward A Science of Consciousness: Registration Brochures for 1996 and 1998 (3)

By Center for Consciousness Studies

Extended University, The University of Arizona, 1996. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Three registration brochures for the bi-annual conferences in Tucson. One is for Tucson II, April 8-13, 1996. Two are for Tucson III, April 27-May 2, 1998. Includes information about speakers and registration. One was folded for mailing and has the address information blacked out on back

$18.00

The Brains of Men and Machines
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The Brains of Men and Machines

By Kent, Ernest W

McGraw-Hill, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Surveys state-of-the-art knowledge of artificial intelligence in the 1980s. Examines how the human brain functions, notes parallels with the development of computers, and predicts how new brain research will influence future computer designs. Bibliography. Index. Measures 6.25x9.25 inches. 286p.

$14.00

Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach (Fifth Edition)
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Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach (Fifth Edition)

By Darby, David; Walsh, Kevin

Church Livingston, 2005. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Classic book on the anatomical or localisationist approach to neuropsychology. 517p. Measures 6x9.25 inches. Corner crease on cover.

$96.00

In the Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind
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In the Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind

By Baars, Bernard J

Oxford University Press, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Index. References. 193p. Measures 6x9.25 inches. An invaluable introduction to the field of consciousness, brilliantly weaving together the various theories that have emerged as scientists continue their quest to uncover the profound mysteries of the mind--and of human nature itself.

$12.00

The Future of the Cognitive Revolution
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The Future of the Cognitive Revolution

By Johnson, David D.; Erneling, Christine E. (editors)

Oxford University Press, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Leading scholars from diverse fields of cognitive science-linguistics, psychology, neuropsychology, and philosophy-present their carefully considered judgments about the future of this intellectual movement at the end of the 20th century. Contributors include Jerome Bruner, Noam Chomsky, Hilary Putnam, Margaret Boden and others. Measures 6x9.25 inches. 401p. Index.

$12.00

The Foundations of Cognitive Science
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The Foundations of Cognitive Science

By Posner, MIchael I. (Editor)

MIT Press, 1989. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. 888p. Index. References. This complete and authoritative book covers the major architectures; provides background in philosophy, linguistics, cognitive psychology, and neuroscience; and deals with methods for studying both brain and mind. Contributors include Herbert A. Simon, Craig A. Kaplan, Zenon W. Pylyshyn, Allen Newell, John E. Laird, David E. Rumelhart, Terrence J. Sejnowski, Patricia Smith Churchland, Steven Pinker, Alan Allport, Daniel L. Schacter, and others

$20.00

Minds behind the Brain: A History of the Pioneers and Their Discoveries
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Minds behind the Brain: A History of the Pioneers and Their Discoveries

By Finger, Stanley

Oxford University Press, USA, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket has some edge wear and a scratch on the back. Illustrated with over a hundred halftones and drawings, this volume presents a series of vibrant profiles that trace the evolution of our knowledge about the brain. Covers thinkers from Hippocrates and Galen to Vesalius, Descartes, Willis and others. 364p. Index. Notes.

$24.00

Meaning and Mental Representations (Advances in Semiotics)
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Meaning and Mental Representations (Advances in Semiotics)

By Eco, Umberto; Santambrogio, Marco; Violi, Patrizia

Indiana University Press, 1988. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. An important collection of original essays by well-known scholars debating the questions of logical versus psychologically-based interpretations of language. 237p. Measures 5.5x8.25 inches. Contributors include Umberto Eco, Ray Jackendoff, Philip N. Johnson-Laird, George Lakoff, Roger Schank and Alex Kass, Bas van Fraassen, and others.

$12.00

Visual Perception: The Neurophysiological Foundations
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Visual Perception: The Neurophysiological Foundations

By Spillmann, Lothar; Werner, John S. (editors)

Academic Press, 1989. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. 531p. Measures 7.5x9.25 inches. This volume grew out of a conference in Badenweiler, Germany (June 29-July 3, 1987) to take stock of the field of Visual Science. Contributors include Gerald Westheimer, Davida Y. Teller, David Van Essen, Alan Cowey, Margaret Livingston, Stuart Anstis, Anne Treisman, Patrick Cavanagh, V. S. Ramachandran, David Regan, Christopher W. Tyler, Donald E. Mitchell, and others. Topics include contrast, motion, color perception, computational theories, and more

$20.00

Proust Was a Neuroscientist
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Proust Was a Neuroscientist

By Lehrer, Jonah

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 242p. Lehrer explores the oft-overlooked places in literary history where novelists, poets and the occasional cookbook writer predicted scientific breakthroughs with their artistic insights. B/W illustrations.

$12.00

Cerebrum: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science
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Cerebrum: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science

By Read, Cynthia A. (editor)

Dana Press, 2008. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. 221p. Foreword by Carl Zimmer. Contributors include Anjan Chatterjee, Petr Janata, Steven Rose, Vivian Teichberg, and others. The featured articles offer thought-provoking analyses of the human brain and its untapped possibilities, touching on topics as diverse as how discoveries in brain science can help us design better the best nursing facilities for patients with Alzheimer

$12.00

Journal of Consciousness Studies: Controversies in Science and the Humanities (Vol 1, No. 1)
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Journal of Consciousness Studies: Controversies in Science and the Humanities (Vol 1, No. 1)

By Goguen, J. A. (editor)

Imprint Academic, 1994. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Inaugural issue. Crease on back cover. Includes Jane Clark in discussion with Francis Crick on "The Astonishing Hypothesis," Roger Penrose previews "Shadows of the Mind," and articles by others including Ivan Illich, John Beloff, Robert Forman, Eleanor Rosch, Valerie Gray Hardcastle, Stuart Hameroff, Benjamin Libet, C.M.H. Nunn, C.J.S. Clarke and B.H. Blott. Also conference reports, books reviews, announcements, etc. 160p.

$12.00

Thinking: An Invitation to Cognitive Science (2nd Edition, Vol 3)
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Thinking: An Invitation to Cognitive Science (2nd Edition, Vol 3)

By Smith, Edward E.; Osherson, Daniel N

The MIT Press, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Employs a unique case study approach, presenting a focused research topic in some depth and relying on suggested readings to convey the breadth of views and results. Contributors include Eldar Shafir and Amos Tversky, Susan Carey, Scott Atran, Gilbert Harman, John Jonides, Norbert Schwarz, Ned Block, and others. Index. 440p. Measures 6x9 inches.

$14.00

Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 5, No. 2, Spring 1982)
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Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 5, No. 2, Spring 1982)

By Arbib, Michael A

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1982. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. A journal of philosophy, psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence, and neuroscience published in 1982, on the cusp of the neuroimaging revolution. Articles include "Initial Heuristics in Early Language Acquisition" by Ann M. Peters, "Psychophysical Supervenience as a Mind-Body Theory" by Jaegwon Kim, and "A Neural Model of Interaction between Pretectrum and Tectum in Prey Selection" by Rolando Lara and Michael A. Arbib. Also book reviews, "news and notes", and a bibliography of interdisciplinary publications in language, mind, and brain. News and Notes. Illustrated. pp103-198. Measures 6x9 inches.

$25.00

Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 4, No. 1, Winter 1981)
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Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 4, No. 1, Winter 1981)

By Chomsky, Noam

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1981. Paperback. Good. A few marks in the book. Previous owner's name stamped on title page. A journal of philosophy, psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence, and neuroscience published in 1982, on the cusp of the neuroimaging revolution. Articles include "A Naturalistic Approach to Language and Cognition" by Noam Chomsky, "Visuomotor Coordination: From Neural Nets to Schema Theory" by Michael A. Arbib, "Failure-Driven Memory" by Roger C. Schank, "Lexical Access and Imagery: Would the Right Hemisphere Please Stand Up?" by Daniel N. Bub and Harry A. Whitaker, and "The Interplay between Experimental and Theoretical Methods in artificial Intelligence" by Nils J. Nilsson. Book Reviews. List of new publications in language, mind, and brain. Illustrated. 101p. Measures 6x9 inches.

$20.00

Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 4, No. 3, Summer 1981)
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Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 4, No. 3, Summer 1981)

By Baars, Bernard J.; Mattson, Mark E

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1981. Paperback. Very Good. A few marks in the book. Previous owner's name stamped on title page. A journal of philosophy, psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence, and neuroscience published in 1982, on the cusp of the neuroimaging revolution. Articles include "Conversation as Accountability Practice: Ethnopragmatic Analyses of Language, Meaning, and Function" by John Dore, "An Adaptive Network that Constructs and Uses an Internal Model of the World" by Richard S. Sutton and Andrew G. Barto, "Consciousness and Intention: A Framework and Some Evidence" by J. A. Moyne and C. Kaniklidis. Book Reviews. List of new publications in language, Mind, and Brain. News and Notes. Illustrated. pp199-299. Measures 6x9 inches.

$25.00

Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 5, No. 1, Winter 1982)
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Cognition and Brain Theory (Vol 5, No. 1, Winter 1982)

By Harnad, Stevan

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1982. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. A journal of philosophy, psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence, and neuroscience published in 1982, on the cusp of the neuroimaging revolution. Articles include "Text Processing Effects and Recall" Memory" by Wendy Lehnert, "Consciousness: An Afterthought" by Stevan Harnad, and "The Neurosciences: Experimental and Theoretical Approaches" by Rolando Lara and Maria Elena Sandoval. Also News and Notes, book reviews and a bibliography of interdisciplinary publications in language, mind, and brain. Illustrated. 101p. Measures 6x9 inches.

$25.00

A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness: From Impostor Poodles to Purple Numbers
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A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness: From Impostor Poodles to Purple Numbers

By Ramachandran, V. S

PI Press, 2004. Paperback. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Some bends on dust jacket. Illustrated. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. 192p. Dr. Ramachandran presents new theories and experiments in an approachable way and uses new findings to illuminate the biggest questions we can ask.

$12.00

Mapping the Mind
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Mapping the Mind

By Carter, Rita

University of California Press, 1999. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. French flaps. Ding on cover. Over 150 illustrations. Charts the way human behavior and culture have been molded by the landscape of the brain. 224p. Measures 8x10.5 inches.

$14.00

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