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Science  03 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5702, pp. 1684
DOI: 10.1126/science.1105394

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The Physiology of Truth Neuroscience and Human Knowledge. by Jean-Pierre Changeux, translated by M. B. DeBevoise. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2004. 324 pp. $45, £29.95. ISBN 0-674-01283-6.

Writing for both fellow scientists and a broad lay audience, the author argues that scientific progress in the neurosciences provides the grounds for concluding that we can know the world as it really is.