"When Julian Jaynes . . . speculates that until late in the twentieth millennium b.c. men had no consciousness but were automatically obeying the voices of the gods, we are astounded but compelled to follow this remarkable thesis."
Jaynes interpretation of human psychological development is a strange, yet compelling and thought provoking thesis.Published 27 days ago by Amazon Customer
Brilliant, unexpected and novel theory of consciousness. You might not agree Jaynes' ideas, but his arguments are fascinating and evidence oddly compelling. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James Jarvis
To think that modern man has lost a part of his mind, and his consciousness! Reading this large tome will bring you into different thoughts, different thought forms, and it is easy... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carol Rae Bradford
I do not believe that everything he says is true and I catch an underlying sense of racism here and there, but this is a fascinating hypothesis; it cannot be proven by historical... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Satipatipatti
I love it! Its an old book, so I felt very fortunate to find it. And it was in nice shape.
This is very readable account of one view of the workings of the mind. I came across it on the recommendation of a friend in Jerusalem, a scholar, who pointed it out when I asked... Read morePublished 2 months ago by blaine davidson