Raymond Tallis: Aping Mankind

In the last two pages of the book I struck gold. "Intentionality, which tears the seamless fabric of the causally closed material universe, could be the equivalent of black body radiation [in pointing to a revolution in physics]....An enquiry that begins here could mean the beginning of a new dawn in human thought...Criticising the Neuromania and Darwinitis that locates us entirely in the material world is the first step in the task of understanding the place of the human spirit in the great drama of existence and seeing more clearly than we do at present what it is to be a human being." More...

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