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  • Aping Mankind

    By Raymond Tallis

    Neuroscience has made astounding progress in the understanding of the brain. What should we make of its claims to go beyond the brain and explain consciousness, behaviour and culture? Where should we draw the line? In this brilliant critique Raymond Tallis dismantles "Neuromania", arising out of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Epimethean Imaginings

    Philosophical and Other Meditations on Everyday Light

    By Raymond Tallis

    These essays, written in the spirit of Goethe’s Epimetheus who "traces the quick deed to the dim realm of form-combining possibilities", display the depth and breadth of Tallis’s fascination with our lives. Whether discussing philosophical "hardy perennials" like time, or a mundane artefact like…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge

  • Reflections of a Metaphysical Flaneur

    and Other Essays

    By Raymond Tallis

    These essays from one of our most stimulating thinkers showcase Tallis's infectious fascination, indeed intoxication, with the infinite complexity of human lives and the human condition. In the title essay, we join Tallis on a stroll around his local park - and the intricate passages of his own…

    Paperback – 2013-05-30
    Routledge

  • In Defence of Wonder and Other Philosophical Reflections

    By Raymond Tallis

    In these lively and provocative essays, philosopher, polymath and all-round intellectual heavyweight, Raymond Tallis debunks commonplace truths, exposes woolly thinking and pulls the rug from beneath a wide range of commentator whether scientist, theologian, philosopher or pundit. Tallis takes to…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge

  • Hunger

    By Raymond Tallis

    Understanding hunger is the key to understanding ourselves. While they seem the most obvious things about us, our hungers are also deeply mysterious, arising out of, and casting light on, the unique character of human consciousness. In humans, physiological need is transformed into a multitude of…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20
    Routledge
    The Art of Living

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