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It’s All In Your Head: Patricia Churchland’s Touching a Nerve | Science | Religion Dispatches


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"Could the new sciences of the brain be so powerful that we needn’t go looking elsewhere for insights into the human condition? Does the brain encompass an individual in totality, leaving no room for a transcendent soul? This is the thesis of Patricia Churchland, whose Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain furnished the brain science in my opening ditty."

Whoa.