The Matter with Things TOC

Given the number of posts related to Iain McGilchrist’s The Matter with Things, I created a content index followed by a PDF copy of the table of contents for no reason in particular. I hope this doesn’t infringe on any copyrights.


Part I

  1. Some preliminaries: how we got here
  2. Attention
  3. Perception
  4. Judgment
  5. Apprehension
  6. Emotional and social intelligence
  7. Cognitive intelligence
  8. Creativity
  9. What schizophrenia and autism can tell us

Part II

  • 10 What is truth?
  • Science & truth
  • 11 Science’s claims on truth
  • 12 The science of life: a study in left hemisphere capture
  • 13 Institutional science and truth
  • Reason & truth
  • 14 Reason’s claim on truth
  • 15 Reason’s progeny
  • 16 Logical paradox: a further study in left hemisphere capture
  • Intuition, imagination & truth
  • 17 Intuition’s claim on truth
  • 18 The untimely demise of intuition
  • 19 Intuition, imagination, and the unveiling of the world

Part III


I may move this to a page rather than a post. Time will tell.


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