Neuroarthistory : from Aristotle and Pliny to Baxandall and Zeki (Book, 2007) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Neuroarthistory : from Aristotle and Pliny to Baxandall and Zeki

Neuroarthistory : from Aristotle and Pliny to Baxandall and Zeki

Author: John Onians
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Onians offers a fascinating account of one of the newest and most exciting fields in the human sciences: neuroarthistory.
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Genre/Form: History (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Onians, John, 1942-
Neuroarthistory.
New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)735328168
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Onians
ISBN: 9780300126778 0300126778
OCLC Number: 173640968
Description: xiv, 225 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Neural subjects: Aristotle --
Pliny the elder --
Apollonius of Tyana --
al-Haytham --
Alberti --
Leonardo --
Hogarth --
Burke --
Montesquieu --
Winckelmann --
Kant --
Marx --
Ruskin --
Pater --
Taine --
Vischer --
Göller --
Wölfflin --
Riegl --
Freud --
Dewey --
Herskovits --
Gombrich --
Baxandall --
Zeki.
Responsibility: John Onians.

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There has been increase in both the quantity and the quality of our knowledge about the brain, especially the visual brain. Knowledge of phenomena such as neural plasticity and neural mirroring is  Read more...
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An "ambitious study" - Steven Jaron, The Burlington Magazine"A book that changes everything"- David Carrier, Champney Family Professor, Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Read more...

 
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