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The Kingdom of Infinite Space

A Fantastical Journey Around Your Head

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The Kingdom of Infinite Space by Raymond Tallis
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The Kingdom of Infinite Space is a journey around the part of our anatomy to which we feel most attached: our heads. In this unique combination of biological science and philosophical interrogation, Raymond Tallis takes the head apart, piece by piece, in search of the place where our souls, and consciousness, reside. From the act of blushing and the amount of manganese in our tears (tears of pain contain more than tears of distress) to the curiousness of a kiss, The Kingdom of Infinite Space explores the astonishing range of activities that go on inside our heads, most of which are entirely beyond our control. After escorting his readers on a fantastic voyage through every chamber of the head and brain, Raymond Tallis demonstrates that not only does consciousness not reside between our ears, but that our heads are infinitely cleverer than we are.

Author Biography

Raymond Tallis was Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Manchester before his change of career in 2006. A poet, novelist and philosopher, he was listed by the Independent in 2007 as one of fifty 'Brains of Britain', and in 2005 Prospect magazine named him as one of Britain's top 100 Public Intellectuals. Tallis was also elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences for his research in clinical neuroscience, and holds honorary degrees from Manchester and Hull universities for his work in philosophy. The Raymond Tallis Reader was published in 2000 by Palgrave Macmillan, and his most recent work, Hippocratic Oaths, was published in 2004 by Atlantic Books.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Atlantic Books
Pages
336
ISBN-13
9781843546696
Product ID
1672902

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