Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness: Julian Jaynes's Bicameral Mind Theory Revisited

Table of Contents

Contributors

Foreword by Michael A. Persinger

Preface

Introduction by Marcel Kuijsten

PART I
Julian Jaynes

1. Julian Jaynes: Introducing His Life and Thought, William R. Woodward & June F. Tower


PART II
Voices of the Mind

2. The Ghost of a Flea: Visions of William Blake, Julian Jaynes

3. Verbal Hallucinations and Preconscious Mentality, Julian Jaynes

4. Consciousness, Hallucinations, and the Bicameral Mind: Three Decades of New Research, Marcel Kuijsten

5., Auditory Hallucinations in Nonverbal Quadriplegics, John Hamilton


PART III
Consciousness and the Self

6. Language and Consciousness: Jaynes's "Preposterous Idea" Reconsidered, John Limber

7. The Self as Interiorized Social Relations: Applying a Jaynesian Approach to Problems of Agency and Volition, Brian J. McVeigh

8. A Knowing Noos and a Slippery PsychÍ: Jaynes's Recipe for an Unnatural Theory of Consciousness, Scott Greer


PART IV
The Origin of Religion

9. The Oracles and Their Cessation: A Tribute to Julian Jaynes, David C. Stove


PART V
Ancient Civilizations


10. The Meaning of King Tut, Julian Jaynes

11. Greek Zombies: On the Alleged Absurdity of Substantially Unconscious Greek Minds, Jan Sleutels

12. Dragons of the Shang Dynasty: The Hidden Faces, Julian Jaynes

13. The Shi 'Corpse/Personator' Ceremony in Early China, Michael Carr


Index