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Being brains : making the cerebral subject

Author: Fernando Vidal; Francisco Ortega
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2017.
Series: Forms of living.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Sketches the history of the belief that human beings are essentially their brains, and documents and critically discusses its contemporary forms across a range of contexts, including mental health,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fernando Vidal; Francisco Ortega
ISBN: 9780823276073 0823276074
OCLC Number: 1004508765
Awards: Winner of 2018 Outstanding Book in the History of the Neurosciences Award.
Description: 1 v. (318 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: To begin with --
Genealogy of the cerebral subject --
Disciplines of the neuro --
Cerebralizing distress --
Brains on screen and paper --
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Series Title: Forms of living.
Responsibility: Fernando Vidal and Francisco Ortega.


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Being Brains offers a terrifically thoughtful and thorough examination of the 'neuro-' turn in various disciplines. On the basis of solid research and subtle analysis, Vidal and Ortega give readers Read more...

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