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Published: 17 December 2015

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780190259389

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Foundations of the Neuron Doctrine

25th Anniversary Edition

Second Edition

Gordon M. Shepherd

  • Provides historical context for the origins of neuroscience in the nineteenth century
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the origins of the neuron doctrine
  • Suggests the neuron doctrine as a new and important subject for the intellectual history of science
  • Concludes with an in depth discussion of modern proposals to modify the neuron doctrine as an organizing principle for current studies in neuroscience

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