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The metamorphoses of the brain : neurologisation and its discontents

Author: Jan de Vos
Publisher: [London] : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What are we exactly, when we are said to be our brain? This question leads Jan De Vos to examine the different metamorphoses of the brain: the educated brain, the material brain, the iconographic brain, the sexual brain, the celebrated brain and, finally, the political brain. This first book-length argument on neurologisation, which lays bare its lineage with psychologisation, should be taken seriously by  Read more...
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Vos, Jan de, 1967-
Metamorphoses of the brain.
[London] : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
(DLC) 2016936399
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan de Vos
ISBN: 9781137505576 1137505575 1137505567 9781137505569
OCLC Number: 949274237
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : the metamorphosis of the brain --
The educated brain : a critique of neuroeducation --
The material brain : a plea for the uselessness of psychoanalysis --
The iconographic brain : an inquiry into the culture of brain imaging --
The sexual brain : against neuro-plasticity --
The celebrated brain : the role of the brain in the society of the spectacle --
The political brain : the brain as a political invention.
Responsibility: Jan De Vos.

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What are we exactly, when we are said to be our brain? This question leads Jan De Vos to examine the different metamorphoses of the brain: the educated brain, the material brain, the iconographic  Read more...

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