In Are You an Illusion? today's scientific orthodoxy, which treats the self as nothing more than an elaborate illusion, comes under spirited attack. In an impassioned defence of the importance of our own thoughts, feelings and experiences, Mary Midgley shows that there's much more to our selves than a jumble of brain cells. Exploring the remarkable gap that has opened up between our understanding of our own sense of self and today's science, she exposes some very odd claims and muddled thinking on the part of cognitive ...

Are You an Illusion? 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138171343


Are You an Illusion? 2014, Acumen Publishing Ltd, Durham

ISBN-13: 9781844657926