EDELMAN, GM: A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination

Edelman Gerald M.;Tononi, Giulio. A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination. Basic Books, 2000. ISBN: 9780465013760. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated. 274p. Index. Notes. References. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26223) $12.00

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Nobel laureate in medicine Gerald Edelman and brain researcher Giulio Tononi draw on their cutting-edge research to show for the first time precisely how the brain creates conscious experience.

BERKELEY SCIENCE REVIEW: Spring 2016, Issue 30

Berkeley Science Review (Spring 2016, Issue 30). Unmarked. Features From DNA to Diversity. Also experimenting with parenthood, automated transportation, Climate change, and more. Illustrated. 48p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26216) $10.00

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HELMHOLTZ, HFL: On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music

 On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music, book coverHelmholtz, Hermann F. L. On the Sensations of Tone As A Physiological Base for the Theory of Music. Dover Publications, Inc., 1954. Unmarked. Previous owner’s name stamped on edge. Crease on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26205) $16.00

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This classic links music theory and the natural sciences. A survey of the different principles of musical styles in history is followed by a detailed study of our own tonal system. Includes graphs, diagrams, tables, and musical examples.

New introduction by Henry Margenau (1954). The second English edition, translated, thoroughly revised and corrected, rendered conformal to the fourth (and last) German edition of 1877, with numerous additional notes and a new additional appendix bringing down information to 1885 and especially adapted to the use of music students by Alexander J. Ellis.

CENTRE D’ANIMATION QUEBEC: Souvenir Ecran (Screen Memory)

Souvenir Ecran (Screen Memory), book cover Altman, Patrick; Baillargeon, Richard, Anne Ballester, et al. Souvenir Ecran (Screen Memory). Quebec, Centre D’Animation et de Diffusion de la Photographie, 1994. ISBN: 2921440040. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26204) $44.00

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Text in French. Illustrated. 14p. Measures 11×7 inches.

Catalog for Exposition presentee, 16 Septermbre au 17 Octobre 1993. Artists: Patrick Altman, Richard Baillargeon, Anne Ballester, Michel Belanger, Denis Farley, Gaetan Gosselin, Lucie Lefebvre, and Reno Salvail.

Souvenir Ecran (Screen Memory), inside page

BRUNER, J: Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture

Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture, book coverBruner, Jerome. Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture (Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures). Harvard University Press, 1990. ISBN: 0674003616. Unmarked text. 179p. Index. Notes.

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Argues that the cognitive revolution has led psychology away from understanding mind as a creator of meaning.

Bruner (1915-2016) was one of the pioneers of the cognitive psychology movement in the United States. Very Good. Paperback. (#26188) $10.00

ARTISTOTLE: Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book

 Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book, book coverAristotle; McKeon, Richard (editor). Introduction to Aristotle. A Modern Library Book, 1947 (copyright). Unmarked inside. Edited with a general introduction to the particular works by Richard McKeon. No dust jacket. Good. Hardcover. (#26153) $12.00

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The essence of Aristotle’s philosophy in a volume of over 650 pages, including Organon, Physics, Ethics, On the Soul, Metaphysics, Politics and Poetics. Modern Library edition.

AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017), book coverAAAS Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26144) $10.00

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Features “When Soils Warm: Carbon Fluxes from Deeper Down.”

Also how China’s opiate-makers stay ahead of the law, flying foxes in peril, immune cells age at the transcriptional level, and more. pp1345-1448.