The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (Paperback)Iain McGilchrist (author)
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"A landmark new book. . . . It tells a story you need to hear, of where we live now."-Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times
"A very remarkable book. . . . McGilchrist, who is both an experienced psychiatrist and a shrewd philosopher, looks at the relation between our two brain-hemispheres in a new light, not just as an interesting neurological problem but as a crucial shaping factor in our culture . . . splendidly thought-provoking. . . . I couldn't put it down."-Mary Midgley, The Guardian
Named one of the best books of 2010 by The Guardian
Publisher: Yale University Press
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 728 g
Dimensions: 221 x 144 x 34 mm
"McGilchrist describes broad [intellectual] movements and famous figures as if they were battles and soldiers in a 2,500-year war between the brain's hemispheres. . . . A scintillating intelligence is at work."-Economist
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