Re: Julian Jaynes (Re: JOIN: Olie NcLean)

From: brannen (
Date: Thu Sep 01 2005 - 12:05:54 MDT

Phil Goetz requested:

"Could anybody comment on "The Origin of Consciousness in the
Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind" by Julian Jaynes?"

It has been decades, literally, since I read Jaynes but, IIRC, the
argument starts with the inferential fallacy 'absence of evidence
being evidence of absence' and goes downhill from there.


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