The Pinnacle of Life: Consciousness and Self-awareness in Humans and Animals

The Pinnacle of Life: Consciousness and Self-awareness in Humans and Animals

by Derek Denton (Author), Derek Denton (Author)

Synopsis

The unravelling of the nature of consciousness - the awareness of being alive - is the ultimate challenge to the enquiring mind and has preoccupied poets, philosophers, writers and scientists throughout the ages. In The Pinnacle of Life Professor Denton, poses and discusses significant questions concerning consciousness in both humans and animals.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Published: 22 Jan 1993

ISBN 10: 1863733175
ISBN 13: 9781863733175

Author Bio
Dr Derek Denton has spent decades in biomedical scientific research and is regarded as an international leader in investigation of instinctive behaviour. Professor Denton is a Foreign Medical Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences.