The Brain Takes Shape: An Early History

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Using historical and anthropological perspectives to examine mind-body relationships in western thought, this book interweaves topics that are usually disconnected to tell a big, important story in the histories of medicine, science, philosophy, religion, and political rhetoric. Beginning with early debates during the Scientific Revolution about representation and reality, Martensen demonstrates how investigators such as Vesalius and Harvey sought to transform long-standing notions of the body as dominated by spirit-like ...

The Brain Takes Shape: An Early History 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195151725

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