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Giulio Tononi is a professor of psychiatry, the David P. White Professor of Sleep Medicine, and the Distinguished Chair in Consciousness Science at the University of Wisconsin. In addition to the major scientific journals, his work has appeared in New Scientist, Science Daily, and Scientific American. His research has been the subject of articles in The New York Times and The Economist. He is the coauthor, with Nobel laureate Gerald Edelman, of A Universe of Consciousness.
PHI is a wonderful book by Giulio Tononi that explores our consciousness.
If you enjoy thinking about what it means 'to be', and why a meat brain can generate phenomenological experience, you owe it to yourself to read this book.
He writes in a very flowing and eloquent manner that makes it easy and pleasant to read through.
This book gradually grew on me more and more long after I finished reading it -As I read other books, examples from this one would come to mind. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mikey P.
Extraordinarily interesting book on the nature of human consciousness . Dr. Tononi's work will be of interest to artists and writers as well as neuroscientists. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Leed
tough sledding. Tried as I might, could not finish this. The artifice of the construct completely ruined the interesting ideas behind it.Published 4 months ago by Philly Rob
I did an over view of 'A Voyage from the Brain to the Soul' here on my blog:
20th Edition of Serf Underground.
Beth the serf.
For such a heavy subject, great work. It's almost the kind of book that you don't want to put down, but... this one you do.Published 7 months ago by FB
I got this book to read for a book club. I read about 8 of the the 30 or so chapters and had to quit. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Katie
This is a fiction that also serves as a nonfiction. Galileo has a dream where a spirit guides him around and teaches him the nature of the brain and consciousness. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Paul A Huhn
From what I was able to fully grasp this book is awesome. Part 1 I would think anyone can read, and from there it gets a bit more complicated. Read morePublished 13 months ago by E-Rock