The engrossing, definitive saga of the great thinkers and scientists who for twenty-five hundred years have been investigating the mysteries of the human mind and human behavior.
“A magnificent traversal of an infinitely fascinating landscape by one of the great science writers of our time.”—Chicago Tribune
“The definitive guide to those wishing to grasp man’s search to understand the mind.”—The Chattanooga News-Free Press
“Masterful. . . . A story of psychology that is deep, wide, and, by turns, flowing, curious, familiar, surprising, intriguing.”—Contemporary Psychology
“A tour de force of popular exposition.”—Publishers Weekly