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The Resource Art and the Brain : Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle

Art and the Brain : Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle

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Art and the Brain : Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle
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Art and the Brain
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Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle
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Consciousness, Literature and the Arts Ser
Art and the Brain : Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle
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Art and the Brain : Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle
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Contents
  • Art and the Brain: Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Illustrations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Framing Art and the Brain -- Deep Time and Deep History -- Cave Painting -- Trepanation -- 3 Ancient Foundations -- Ancient Egypt -- Ancient Greece -- The Greek Body -- Mind and Brain -- Galen to the Middle Ages -- 4 The Brain Exposed and Printed -- Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) -- Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564) -- Printmaking and Knowledge Practices -- 5 The Soul of the Empirical Brain: Thomas Willis and René Descartes -- Neurology and Modern Philosophy -- Experiment, Philosophy, and Cultural Mores -- Innovation and Visualization -- The Creative Brain Comparatively -- 6 The Empirical Brain in Context -- William Hogarth and the Willis Brain -- René Descartes and Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn -- Distinctions and Generalizations -- 7 The Wondrous Book of the Human Brain in 3-Dimensions -- Visualizing the Body -- Working with Wax -- 8 Art, Anatomy, and the Hunter Brothers -- William Hunter -- John Hunter -- 9 Art and Anatomy: Critics and Hired Hands -- Hogarth, Science, and Society -- William Blake's Commentary -- Scientific Illustrators -- Jan van Rymsdyk -- 10 Electricity Sparks the Imagination -- Historical Summary -- Early Experiments -- Electrical Entertainment -- Benjamin Franklin and Luigi Galvani -- 11 The Promethean Human -- Mary Shelley Births Frankenstein -- Frankenstein as a Critique of Science -- Four Frankenstein Themes -- 12 Human Autonomy and Light -- Kant and Goethe -- Kant, Goethe, and Optical History -- Light and Human Autonomy -- 13 Human Physiognomy, Psychology, and Brain Functions -- Phrenology and the Localization Debates -- Physiognomy and Emotions -- Charles Bell -- Psychology and Sensation -- 14 Technological Innovations and the Nervous System
  • Neuroscience and Light Technologies -- Movement and Time -- Cultural Movement Enacted -- 15 The Possible, Improbable, and Realization of the Magical -- Non-optical Technologies and Visualization -- Sensations and Visualizations -- 16 Perception and Frames of Reference -- Frames of Biological Evolution -- Evolutionary Psychology? -- Individual Perspectives, Memory, and Imagination -- The Creativity Question -- Postscript: The Malleability of History -- Bibliography -- Index
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