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Published: 21 May 2015

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199383832

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Outstanding Book in the History of the Neurosciences by the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences

Brain Renaissance

From Vesalius to Modern Neuroscience

Marco Catani and Stefano Sandrone

  • Introduces the fascinating life of Andreas Vesalius, the greatest anatomist of all time.
  • Explains the method of brain dissections in the context of the exploratory spirit that fuelled great explorations of Renaissance.
  • Tells a 500 years story behind some of the most important discoveries in neuroscience.
  • Provides a modern translation from Latin of Vesalius' original book on the brain.

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