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The master and his emissary : the divided brain and the making of the Western world / Iain McGilchrist.
- McGilchrist, Iain.
- , ©2009
About this work
New Haven : Yale University Press, , ©2009.
ix, 597 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 -- Imitation and the evolution of culture -- The ancient world -- The Renaissance and Reformation -- The Enlightenment -- Romanticism -- Modernism and postmodernism.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicinePIN /McG Open shelves