Hutchinson, Hardback, 1967, Arthur Koestler ,
Fair, includes original dust jacket in fair condition, not price clipped, crease down right hand side of dust jacket and a small open tear on the back. Boards, olive in good condition, black and yellow title to spine. Shelf wear top and bottom. Ex-library, , some pen marks on the first 3 pages of the inside cover and last inside page.
The Ghost in the Machine is a 1967 book about philosophical psychology by Koestler and refers to Gilbert Ryle 'Ghost in the machine'. This describe the Cartesian dualist account of the mind–body relationship. The work attempts to explain humanity's tendency towards self-destruction in terms of brain structure, philosophies, and its overarching, cyclical political–historical dynamics, reaching the height of its potential in the nuclear arms arena.