The master and his emissary
Iain McGilchrist
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the divided brain and the making of the Western world

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An edition of The master and his emissary (2009)

The master and his emissary

the divided brain and the making of the Western world

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"Now available in a larger format, a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture."--Publisher description.

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New Haven, Conn, London

Table of Contents

Introduction: The master and his emissary
Part I: The divided brain
Asymmetry and the brain
What do the two hemispheres 'do'?
Language, truth, and music
The nature of the two worlds
The primacy of the right hemisphere
The triumph of the left hemisphere
Part 2: How the brain has shaped our world
Imitation and the evolution of culture
The ancient world
The Renaissance and the Reformation
The Enlightenment
Romanticism and the Industrial Revolution
The modern and post-modern worlds
Conclusion: The master betrayed.

Edition Notes

Originally published: 2009.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
612.825
Library of Congress
QP385.5 .M36 2009, QP385.5.M36 2012

The Physical Object

Pagination
ix, 534 pages, [8] pages of plates
Number of pages
534

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26946457M
ISBN 10
0300188374
ISBN 13
9780300188370
OCLC/WorldCat
793688506

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