Koestler examines the notion that the parts of the human brain-structure which account for reason and emotion are not fully coordinated. This kind of deficiency may explain the paranoia, violence, and insanity that are central parts of human history, according to Koestler's challenging analysis of the human predicament.Koestler examines the notion that the parts of the human brain-structure which account for reason and emotion are not fully coordinated. This kind of deficiency may explain the paranoia, violence, and insanity that are central parts of human history, according to Koestler's challenging analysis of the human predicament.Read Less
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Very Good in Very Good jacket. PSY 039155 First ed. Solid and clean hard cover. Jacket is nice with mild soiling and wear, we have applied a protective fold-on cover. 384pp With a bit of foxing to the fore edge. Name of prior owner on ffep.
No publisher or place on the title page, there is a block of Chinese or Japanese text on the last page. A reprint, authorized or not of the Danube Edition. c.1967, small 8vo., cloth, 384pp., Green cloth, faded & stained spine, covers & spine separated from text but glued back on, sound but corners of pages 19-56 damaged, affecting a few words on 23-28, but a big chunk missing from 29-30. so poor condition, $
Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. Book As New with some underlining 1st chapter. Else no names or other notes. DJ not price clipped ($6.95) with tiny (1/4") hole at front of DJ else Very Fine, very bright and glossy. In Bodart cover.; Ships in a box, USA; 384 pages.
Excellent thinking, a must-read for all those interested in how psychology can de-humanise the individual when its methods are based on erroneous and/or questionable logic and philosophy. Although written 30 years ago, this critique of the so-called scientific ideas behind all that doesn't ring true in psychology is as vibrant and relevant as when it was written. Required reading for psychotherapeutic counsellors who wish to avoid disrespect for their clients' views and needs.
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