The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (Expanded)

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Price
$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
616
Dimensions
5.6 X 1.6 X 8.5 inches | 1.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300245929

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About the Author

Iain McGilchrist is a former fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where he taught literature before training in medicine. He now lives on the Isle of Skye, where he continues to write, and lectures worldwide.

Reviews

"One of the few contemporary works deserving classic status."--Nicholas Shakespeare, The Times
"A landmark. . . It tells a story you need to hear, of where we live now"-Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times
"A seminal book"--Professor Ervin LΓ‘szlΓ³, Huffington Post
"McGilchrist describes broad [intellectual] movements and famous figures as if they were battles and soldiers in a 2,500-year war between the brain's hemispheres. . .A scintillating intelligence is at work."--Economist
"A fascinating book. . . [McGilchrist] is a subtle and clever thinker, and unusually qualified to range with such authority over so many different domains of knowledge"--Harry Eyres, Financial Times
Winner of the Scientific and Medical Network Book Prize 2009
Shortlisted for the Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize 2010
Longlisted for the Royal Society Book Prize 2010
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