In Consciousness Regained Nicholas Humphrey brings together a selection of his penetrating essays about the human condition, adding an introductory chapter and a substantial new section on self-knowledge, In particular he examines the phenomenon of consciousness and helps to regain for serious study this most basic if most perplexing of subjects.
Dr Nicholas Humphrey, until 1982 Assistant Director of Cambridge's Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, is an experimental psychologist. In 1981 he gave the final Bronowski Lecture on BBC Television, 'Four Minutes to Midnight', which appears in this book, He is the presenterof the forthcoming television series 'The Inner Eye'.
“As rich and captivating as any work of fiction” The Economist.
[From 1984 Oxford paperback edition]