11 May 2008
New book from bicameralists
REFLECTIONS ON THE DAWN OF CONSCIOUSNESS: JULIAN JAYNES'S BICAMERAL MIND THEORY REVISITED.
Fortunately, this is one of the books at amazon with the neat "search inside" feature, so you can see the table of contents without further ado.
I've got lots of other things on my "to do" list, so buying, or even library borrowing, this book can't get any very high place.
It would be interesting to learn what they say in reply to some of the objections that have been posed to their Master's theories over the years though.
Knowledge is warranted belief -- it is the body of belief that we build up because, while living in this world, we've developed good reasons for believing it. What we know, then, is what works -- and it is, necessarily, what has worked for us, each of us individually, as a first approximation. For my other blog, on the struggles for control in the corporate suites, see www.proxypartisans.blogspot.com.