Patricia S. Churchland is a professor emerita of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship for her work in neurophilosophy, she lives in San Diego.
"...accurate and commendably up to date." -- Nature "...one of the most measured, reasonable and clear introductions to the current state of brain research and its implications for who and what we are." -- Financial Times "This book provides an excellent overview and introduction to the fascinating subject of neurophilosophy...Churchland has succeeded in creating a thought-provoking and impassioned exploration of how our brain works and what that says about us." -- The Biologist "...the philosopher Patricia Churchland defies her neuro-fundamentalist reputation to present a supremely measured, sensible and readable account of the brain's role in making us who we are." -- Julian Baggani, Books of the Year 2013 - The Observer