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Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject

Fernando Vidal and Francisco Ortega

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276073
eISBN:
9780823277100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276073.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book offers a critical exploration of the influential and pervasive belief that “we are our brains” (and that therefore he neurosciences will provide the key to all human phenomena). Since the ... More


Disciplines of the <i>Neuro</i>

Fernando Vidal and Francisco Ortega

in Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276073
eISBN:
9780823277100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276073.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter considers the emergence, since the 1990s, of fields whose names often combine the suffix neuro with the name of one of the human and social sciences, from anthropology and art history to ... More


Valuation machines: Economies of desire/pleasure in contemporary neuroscience

Isabelle Dussauge

in Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689583
eISBN:
9780191808807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689583.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the neurocultures of the desiring brain. It enquires into the neural metaphors and grammars of reward which are deployed in late capitalism to describe brain desires and ... More


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