Books Mind in Life Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind by Evan Thompson Paperback, 543 pages, Harvard Univ Pr, List Price: $26 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleMind in LifeSubtitleBiology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of MindAuthorEvan Thompson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Science & Health Also by Evan Thompson Waking, Dreaming, Being Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Mind in Life Do we really understand what's happening here? Ian Waldie/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ian Waldie/Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Are The Mind And Life Natural? October 12, 2012 Can natural science find a place for us in its vision of the cosmos? Thomas Nagel, in a new book, demands we take this question seriously. He is right to do so.