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Robert A. Burton M.D.

Robert A. Burton M.D.

Robert Burton, M.D. graduated from Yale University and University of California at San Francisco medical school, where he also completed his neurology residency. At age 33, he was appointed chief of the Division of Neurology at Mt. Zion-UCSF Hospital, where he subsequently became Associate Chief of the Department of Neurosciences. His non-neurology writing career includes three critically acclaimed novels. He is the author of On Being Certain and A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind. He lives in Sausalito, California.

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A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind

Robert A. Burton, M.D.
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

What if our soundest, most reasonable judgments are beyond our control?

Despite 2500 years of contemplation by the world's greatest minds and the more recent phenomenal advances in basic neuroscience,...

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On Being Certain

Robert A. Burton, MD
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

You recognize when you know something for certain, right? You "know" the sky is blue, or that the traffic light had turned green, or where you were on the morning of September 11, 2001--you know...

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