Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2018

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198809654

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Self-Consciousness and 'Split' Brains

The Minds' I

Elizabeth Schechter

  • A fascinating investigation of the experience of people whose brains have disconnected hemispheres and its implications for our understanding of the self
  • The first full-length philosophical treatment of this neurological condition
  • Empirically rich: shows how much more there is to the phenomenon than philosophers realize
  • Makes the most important findings from a vast scientific literature comprehensible to a non-specialist audience

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