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Wider than the sky (The bookmark reading program : Literature readers)

Margaret Early

Wider than the sky (The bookmark reading program : Literature readers)

by Margaret Early

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1950-,
  • Children"s literature,
  • Readers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10103552M
    ISBN 100153322632
    ISBN 109780153322631
    OCLC/WorldCa3556608

    Wider Than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness by Gerald Edelman pp, Allen Lane, £ Why does Gerald Edelman have so many enemies? In Author: John Mccrone. Book Descriptions: A diverse anthology of poems by William Shakespeare, Dr. Seuss, Emily Dickinson, and many others. Wider Than the Sky: Poems to Grow Up With From reader reviews: Michael Proctor: Book is actually written, printed, or illustrated for everything.

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      The Brain - is wider than the Sky-For - put them side by side-The one the other will contain With ease - and You- beside-The Brain is deeper than the sea-For - hold them - Blue to Blue - The one the other will absorb - As Sponges - Buckets - do - The Brain is just the weight of God - For - Heft them - Pound for Pound - And they will differ - if. Wider than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Wider Than the Sky: the Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness by Edelman, Gerald - AbeBooks.


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Wider than the sky (The bookmark reading program : Literature readers) by Margaret Early Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, _Wider Than the Sky_, is less methodically structured, almost to the point where it seems randomly organized. _Wider Than the Sky_ includes brief descriptions of Edelman's earlier ideas.

This book puts the emphasis on arguing that the theory is Wider than the sky book for description of consciousness emergence, and also on how the theory relates Cited by: "A most remarkable book.

"A Brain Wider Than the Sky" is learned, witty, allusive, and poetic -- and migraine becomes, for Levy, a window into the whole landscape of body and mind, health and disease, and the sheer complexity of being alive." -- Oliver Sacks, author of "Migraine" and "Musicophilia"Cited by: 2.

A pretty technical and dense book, Wider Than the Sky aims to provide a consistent scientific theory on the emergence of consciousness from the neural base, without delving into speculation (such as quantum consciousness) resolving to dualism (mind/body), but focusing on embodiment - the fact that brain develops in a different way for every /5(34).

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In the wake of sudden tragedy, a pair of twin sisters uncovers a secret 5/5(2). Wider than the Sky now summarizes his thinking in readily accessible form for the general public. This view of consciousness is intellectually ambitious, original, and imaginative.”—Eric Kandel, M.D., Columbia University.

‘The brain is wider than the sky’: the mind and all that it can take in – and imagine – is far greater than even the vast sky above us. This is the starting point of one of Emily Dickinson’s great meditations on the power of human imagination and comprehension.

Before we attempt an analysis, though, here’s a reminder of the poem. The Brain is Wider Than the Sky is not about the sciences of the mind. It's about how ideas from those sciences are playing out in the culture at large. philosophically, this book. The brain is wider than the sky, because it contains it.

As the manuscript shows, Dickinson toyed with the word “include” for “contain,” putting them both side by side and marked with plus. How does the firing of neurons give rise to subjective sensations, thoughts, and emotions.

How can the disparate domains of mind and body be reconciled. The quest for a scientifically based understanding of consciousness has attracted study and speculation across the ages.

In this direct and non-technical discussion of consciousness, Dr. Gerald M. Edelman draws on a lifetime of scientific 3/5(3). “The Brain-is wider than the Sky— (), fromis both a celebration of human consciousness and the ability for the brain to “contain” the world outside within its structure of reference.

The first two stanzas lightheartedly develop two ways to compare and measure first brain and sky, then brain and : Mark C.

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Through form and content, the poems in the book mimic memory, its recursive and sometimes surreal qualities—how recalling one memory resurrects a different memory, which then jumps to another memory, and then another, each memory connected by the thinnest of wisps—as well.

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University Press published the book in The book includes a glossary, a bibliographic note, and an title alludes to an English-language poem written by Emily Dickinson in about In that poem, Dickinson describes the brain. The essays featured in Wider than the Sky range from fresh scholarly analyses to highly personal essays and meditations, each offering thoughts on the emotional, spiritual, and physical healing power gained from reading Dickinson.

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A Brain Wider Than the Sky (eBook) by Andrew Levy (Author), isbn, synopsis:With more than one in ten Americans -- and more 3/5(1). LOOKING FOR ‘WIDER THAN THE SKY’ This book is a poetic message that I wish I could go back and read to my younger self.

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In her second book Wider Than the Sky, Nancy Chen Long grapples with the porous and slippery nature of memory and h form and content, the poems in the book mimic memory, its recursive and sometimes surreal qualities—how recalling one memory resurrects a different memory, which then jumps to another memory, and then another, each memory connected by the thinnest of wisps—as well.The Brain – is wider than the Sky – / For – put them side by side – / The one the other will contain / With ease – and You – beside – / The Brain is deeper than the sea – / For.Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: In this, his first book aimed at the general reader, Gerald Edelman describes how consciousness arises in complex brains and how it is related to evolution, to the development of the self, and to the origins of feelings, learning, and memory.