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If you are ready for it, you must take the time to read this book.
One needn't be convinced by the book to enjoy it; read it purely for Jayne's breadth of knowledge and his originality of thought and it will be well worth your time.
Julian Jaynes has done a wonderful job of researching and describing the breakdown of consciousness in ancient times and the development of our modern concept of self.
Mind-blowing book. Long but eloquently written. Will knock your worldview sideways for a few months at least.Published 3 days ago by Michael Costigan
Are you conscious when you drive a car? For the most part, no, you are driving on instinct. Much of our lives are spent less than conscious. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Just brilliant! Even if there are parts that later may be proved invalid, the brilliance of the theory can't be disputed.
This is a brilliant work! Jaynes has developed a hypothesis about the development of human consciousness based on the right and left brain dichotomy. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
There is nothing unique I can add to the variety of comments already offered regarding this remarkable book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Charles W Sutherland