The river of consciousness

Book Cover
Average Rating
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
9780385352567, 0385352565
Physical Desc
x, 237 pages ; 22 cm
Wausau - MCPL - Adult Nonfiction
612.8233 SACKS
1 available
Rothschild - MCPL - Adult Nonfiction
612.8233 SACKS
1 available


Loading Description...


LocationCall NumberStatus
Wausau - MCPL - Adult Nonfiction612.8233 SACKSAvailable
Rothschild - MCPL - Adult Nonfiction612.8233 SACKSAvailable
LocationCall NumberStatus
Merrill - Adult Nonfiction612.8233 SACAvailable
Tomahawk - Adult Nonfiction612.82 SACAvailable

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

More Details

New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
9780385352567, 0385352565


General Note
"A Borzoi book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-228) and index.
"Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The best-selling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his illuminating case histories about people living with neurological conditions at the far borderlands of human experience. But his grasp of science was not restricted to neuroscience or medicine; he was fascinated by the issues, ideas, and questions of all the sciences. That wide-ranging expertise and passion informs the perspective of this book, in which he interrogates the nature not only of human experience but of all life. In The River of Consciousness, Dr. Sacks takes on evolution, botany, chemistry, medicine, neuroscience, and the arts, and calls upon his great scientific and creative heroes--above all, Darwin, Freud, and William James. For Sacks, these thinkers were constant companions from an early age; the questions they explored--the meaning of evolution, the roots of creativity, and the nature of consciousness--lie at the heart of science and of this book. The River of Consciousness demonstrates Sacks's unparalleled ability to make unexpected connections, his sheer joy in knowledge, and his unceasing, timeless endeavor to understand what makes us human."--Dust jacket flap.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sacks, O. (2017). The river of consciousness . Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015. 2017. The River of Consciousness. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015. The River of Consciousness New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sacks, Oliver. The River of Consciousness Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.