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Julian Jaynes: Portrait of the Psychologist as a Maverick Theorizer

Sam Keen
Psychology Today, November 1977, 11: 66-67.
Reprinted in Marcel Kuijsten (ed.), The Julian Jaynes Collection (Julian Jaynes Society, 2012).

Excerpt:

... Just who is Julian Jaynes, and why is he saying all these radial things about consciousness? He is something of a maverick among academic psychologists. Since 1964, he has been a member of the psychology department at Princeton, where he directs research and teaches courses in the history of psychology. It is not wholly inaccurate to see Jaynes as a monomaniac, but all that means is that he has pursued a single question with unusual passion. ...