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28%OFFNikolas Rose - Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind - 9780691149615 - V9780691149615
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Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind

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Description for Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: JMM; PDX; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 498.
The brain sciences are influencing our understanding of human behavior as never before, from neuropsychiatry and neuroeconomics to neurotheology and neuroaesthetics. Many now believe that the brain is what makes us human, and it seems that neuroscientists are poised to become the new experts in the management of human conduct. Neuro describes the key developments--theoretical, technological, economic, and biopolitical--that have enabled the neurosciences to gain such traction outside the laboratory. It explores the ways neurobiological conceptions of personhood are influencing everything from child rearing to criminal justice, and are transforming the ways we "know ourselves" as human beings. In this ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Weight
506g
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691149615
SKU
V9780691149615
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About Nikolas Rose
Nikolas Rose is professor of sociology and head of the Department of Social Science, Health, and Medicine at King's College London. His books include The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century (Princeton). Joelle M. Abi-Rached is a PhD candidate in the history of science at Harvard University.

Reviews for Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind
"Rose and Abi-Rached make a convincing argument for a more positive engagement between the social and brain sciences in their discussion of the effects of neuroscience on public understanding of the self."
Wayne Hall, Lancet "As the title implies, this book offers interesting thoughts and findings for any scholar with a connection to neuroscience."
Choice "[I]t is essential reading. If you want ... Read more

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