Siri Hustvedt is the author of a book of poetry, three collections of essays, a work of nonfiction, and six novels, including the international best sellers What I Loved and The Summer Without Men. Her most recent novel The Blazing World was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won The Los Angeles Book Prize for fiction. In 2012 she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. She has a PhD in English from Columbia University and is a lecturer in psychiatry at Weil Cornell Medical College in New York. Her work has been translated into over 30 languages.
Antonio Damasio, Feeling, and the Evolution of Consciousness: Siri Hustvedt on “The Strange Order of Things”
Consciousness is embodied, enacted, and extended. “The mind” can't be cut off from our corporeal existence in the world and our interactions with it....