The Evolution of the Sensitive Soul: Learning and the Origins of Consciousness
March 12, 2019
6.4 X 9.1 X 1.8 inches | 2.3 pounds
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About the Author
Simona Ginsburg is Associate Professor in the Department of Natural Sciences, retired from the Open University of Israel. Eva Jablonka is Professor at Tel-Aviv University. She is the coauthor of Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life and the coeditor of Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology, both published by the MIT Press.
The Evolution of the Sensitive Soul is a landmark attempt to make progress on the problem of animal consciousness.... The word "ambitious" does not do it justice... The Evolution of the Sensitive Soul is a book to capture the imagination of anyone with an interest in animal consciousness, whatever their disciplinary background. Neuroscientists, cognitive scientists, evolutionary biologists, comparative psychologists, and historians and philosophers of biology will learn a great deal from it.--ACTA BIOTHEORETICA--