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Author Malabou, Catherine, author

Title What should we do with our brain? / Catherine Malabou ; foreword by Marc Jeannerod ; translated by Sebastian Rand
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 94 pages)
Series Perspectives in continental philosophy
Perspectives in continental philosophy
Contents Introduction: Plasticity and Flexibility-For a Consciousness of the Brain -- 1. Plasticities Fields of Action: Between Determination and Freedom -- The Three Plasticities -- Are We Free to Be High Performing? -- 2. The Central Power in Crisis -- The End of the "Machine Brain" -- Neuronal Man and the Spirit of Capitalism -- Social "Disaffiliation" and Nervous Depression: The New Forms of Exclusion -- 3. "You Are Your Synapses" -- The "Synaptic Self" or "Proto-Self" -- Lost in Translation: From the Neuronal to the Mental -- Another Plasticity -- Conclusion: Toward a Biological Alter-Globalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-94)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Translated from the French
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Subject Philosophy of mind.
Brain -- Philosophy
Cognitive neuroscience -- Philosophy
Adaptability (Psychology)
Neural transmission.
Cognition -- physiology
Brain -- physiology
Neuronal Plasticity
Synaptic Transmission
Adaptation, Psychological
SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects.
Neural transmission.
Adaptability (Psychology)
Brain -- Philosophy.
Philosophy of mind.
Philosophy of Mind
Neuronale Plastizit├Ąt
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008031352
ISBN 9780823229543
Other Titles Que faire de notre cerveau? English