Volume 5 · Number 2 · Pages 100-101

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Descartes, Embodiment and the Post-human Horizon of Neurosciences. Review of “How Body Shapes The Mind” by Shaun Gallagher. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2005.

Andrea Pitasi

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Abstract

Upshot: Neuroscience is at the crossroads between past beliefs that are still accepted by contemporary common sense and new, emergent findings, which are often counterintuitive for non-specialists. Gallagher’s work provides a brilliant overview of this emerging knowledge that is redrawing the map of the body–mind relationship.

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Pitasi A. (2010) Descartes, Embodiment and the Post-human Horizon of Neurosciences. Review of “How Body Shapes The Mind” by Shaun Gallagher. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2005. . Constructivist Foundations 5(2): 100-101. Available at http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/5/2/100.pitasi

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