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The god of the left hemisphere : Blake, Bolte Taylor, and the myth of creation

Author: Roderick Tweedy
Publisher: London : Karnac, 2012.
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"The God of the Left Hemisphere explores the remarkable connections between the activities and functions of the human brain that writer William Blake termed 'Urizen' and the powerful complex of rationalising and ordering processes which modern neuroscience identifies as 'left hemisphere' brain activity. The book argues that Blake's profound understanding of the human brain is finding surprising corroboration in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; Jill Bolte Taylor; Jill Bolte Taylor; William Blake; Jill Bolte Taylor; William Blake; Jill Bolte Taylor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick Tweedy
ISBN: 9781780491011 1780491018
OCLC Number: 827949244
Description: xix, 332 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The origins of Urizen --
Urizen and the left hemisphere --
The myth of Genesis --
The marriage of heaven and hell --
The god of reason --
Urizenic religion and Urizenic reason: R1 and R2 --
The left hemisphere agenda --
Twilight of the psychopaths --
More than man: the dragon Urizen --
The selfhood and the fires of Los.
Responsibility: by Roderick Tweedy.

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Explores the connections between the activities and functions of the human brain that writer William Blake termed 'Urizen' and the powerful complex of rationalising and ordering processes which  Read more...

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