The Human Mystery. The Gifford Lectures University of Edinburgh 1977-1978.
ECCLES John C. (1979.)
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First edition. 8vo. xvi, 255,  pp. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in white, dust jacket (neat ownership inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy). New York and Berlin, Springer International.
A series of lectures by the Nobel prize-winning neurophysiologist Sir John Eccles regarding what he describes as "the great and mysterious problems" presently beyond science and which "may be, in part, forever beyond science", particularly focusing on the human brain and the brain-mind problem. The lectures draw heavily on Eccles's book The Self and Its Brain co-authored with the philosopher Karl Popper and published two years earlier.
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