Author:Raymond Tallis
Topics:Quotes about Science

Quote by Raymond Tallis : “Let us begin by giving”

Let us begin by giving all proper respect to what neuroscience can tell us about ourselves: it reveals some of the most important conditions that are necessary for behavior and awareness. What neuroscience does not do, however, is provide a satisfactory account of the conditions that are sufficient for behavior and awareness. … The pervasive yet mistaken idea that neuroscience does fully account for awareness and behavior is neuroscientism, an exercise in science-based faith. … This confusion between necessary and sufficient conditions lies behind the encroachment of neuroscientistic – Raymond Tallis