Reductionism In Art And Brain Science

Author: Eric R Kandel
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231542089
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At the heart of this book is an elegant elucidation of the pivotal contribution of reductionism to modern art’s extraordinary evolution and to its role in a monumental shift in artistic perspective.

Reductionism In Art And Brain Science

Author: Eric Kandel
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
ISBN: 0231542089
Size: 39.17 MB
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At the heart of this book is an elegant elucidation of the pivotal contribution of reductionism to modern art’s extraordinary evolution and to its role in a monumental shift in artistic perspective.

The Age Of Insight

Author: Eric Kandel
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588369307
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Kandel tells the story of how these pioneers—Freud, Schnitzler, Klimt, Kokoschka, and Schiele—inspired by the Vienna School of Medicine, in turn influenced the founders of the Vienna School of Art History to ask pivotal questions such ...

In Search Of Memory The Emergence Of A New Science Of Mind

Author: Eric R. Kandel
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393070514
Size: 29.12 MB
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Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel intertwines the intellectual history of the powerful new science of the mind—a combination of cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and molecular biology—with his own personal quest to understand memory.

The Beautiful Brain

Author: Larry W. Swanson
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613129947
Size: 61.64 MB
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This book is the companion to a traveling exhibition opening at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis in February 2017, marking the first time that many of these works, which are housed at the Instituto Cajal in Madrid, have been seen ...

Strange Tools

Author: Alva Noë
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1429945257
Size: 26.30 MB
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A philosopher makes the case for thinking of works of art as tools for investigating ourselves In his new book, Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature, the philosopher and cognitive scientist Alva Noë raises a number of profound questions: ...

The Aesthetic Brain

Author: Anjan Chatterjee
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199811806
Size: 63.22 MB
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The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art.

Consciousness

Author: Christof Koch
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262301032
Size: 10.88 MB
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This engaging book -- part scientific overview, part memoir, part futurist speculation -- describes Koch's search for an empirical explanation for consciousness.

Inner Vision

Author: Semir Zeki
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198505198
Size: 14.59 MB
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Beautifully illustrated and vividly written, "Inner Vision" explores how different areas of the brain shape responses to visual arts. 84 color illustrations. 8 halftones. 30 line illustrations.

Experiencing Art

Author: Arthur Shimamura
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199791538
Size: 27.69 MB
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In a thoughtful and entertaining manner, the book explores how the brain interprets art by engaging our sensations, thoughts, and emotions.