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The Resource Splendours and miseries of the brain : love, creativity, and the quest for human happiness, Semir Zeki

Splendours and miseries of the brain : love, creativity, and the quest for human happiness, Semir Zeki

Label
Splendours and miseries of the brain : love, creativity, and the quest for human happiness
Title
Splendours and miseries of the brain
Title remainder
love, creativity, and the quest for human happiness
Statement of responsibility
Semir Zeki
Title variation
Splendors and miseries of the brain
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
612.8/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QP376
LC item number
.Z39 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 N-544
  • WL 300
NLM item number
Z49s 2009
Label
Splendours and miseries of the brain : love, creativity, and the quest for human happiness, Semir Zeki
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-226) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abstraction -- The brain and its concepts -- Inherited brain concepts -- The distributed knowledge-acquiring system of the brain -- The acquired synthetic brain concepts -- The synthetic brain concept and the platonic ideal -- Creativity and the source of perfection in the brain -- Ambiguity in the brain and in art -- Processing and perceptual sites in the brain -- From unambiguous to ambiguous knowledge -- Higher levels of ambiguity -- Michelangelo and the non-finito -- Paul Cézanne and the unfinished -- Unfinished art in literature -- Conte by Arthur Rimbaud -- The brain's concepts of love -- The neural correlates of love -- Brain concepts of unity and annihilation in love -- Sacred and profane -- The metamorphosis of the brain concept of love in Dante -- Wagner and Tristan und Isolde -- Thomas Mann and Death in Venice -- A neurobiological analysis of Freud's civilization and its discontents
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 234 p., [2] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405185578
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008029045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn312629410
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn368258896
Label
Splendours and miseries of the brain : love, creativity, and the quest for human happiness, Semir Zeki
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-226) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abstraction -- The brain and its concepts -- Inherited brain concepts -- The distributed knowledge-acquiring system of the brain -- The acquired synthetic brain concepts -- The synthetic brain concept and the platonic ideal -- Creativity and the source of perfection in the brain -- Ambiguity in the brain and in art -- Processing and perceptual sites in the brain -- From unambiguous to ambiguous knowledge -- Higher levels of ambiguity -- Michelangelo and the non-finito -- Paul Cézanne and the unfinished -- Unfinished art in literature -- Conte by Arthur Rimbaud -- The brain's concepts of love -- The neural correlates of love -- Brain concepts of unity and annihilation in love -- Sacred and profane -- The metamorphosis of the brain concept of love in Dante -- Wagner and Tristan und Isolde -- Thomas Mann and Death in Venice -- A neurobiological analysis of Freud's civilization and its discontents
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 234 p., [2] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405185578
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008029045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn312629410
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn368258896

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