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Tried to read some of Churchland's work, years ago. Found it impenetrable. Decided to give her another try, because she is a highly influential thinker in areas about which I am very interested. But this time around was no better than what I saw in her earlier work; her writing style is neither clear nor very engaging. I felt simultaneously bored and bogged down, from the outset.
I didn't finish reading this book. Nothing wrong with the book, but it's more technical than I expected, more for people interested in morals and the brain, ethics and the history, and speculation based on years of knowledge. I like books about brain workings but not this one, it seems. I can't rate it because I didn't read enough of it. I perused it and read bits, but it doesn't change from the early pages, and even though it has some nuggets for thought, I didn't want to spend time with it. I ...more