ZIMMER, C: Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the of the Brain–and How It Changed the World

Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the of the Brain--and How It Changed the World, book coverZimmer, Carl. Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the of the Brain–and How It Changed the World. Free Press, 2004. ISBN: 0743230388. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket with slight edge wear. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26059) $12.00

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Story of Thomas Willis, Christopher Wren, and the others involved in the 17th century birth of neurological research. Illustrated. Deckle edge. 366p. Index. References. Illustrated.

TRIMBLE: MR: The Intentional Brain: Motion, Emotion, and the Development of Modern Neuropsychiatry

Trimble, Michael R. The Intentional Brain: Motion, Emotion, and the Development of Modern Neuropsychiatry. Johns Hopkins Press, 2016. ISBN: 9781421419497. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26032) $16.00

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Illustrated. References. 308p. Examines culture and mind–brain relations from ancient times to the present, with an emphasis on the romantic era of the 19th century.

FINGER, S: The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Finger, Stanley; Piccolino, Marco. The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology. Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780195366723. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25625) $24.00

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Examines how three kinds of strongly electric fishes literally became “electrical”, and how they helped to change the sciences and medicine. 470p. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated throughout.

SCHILLER, F: A Mobius Strip: Fin-De-Siecle Neuropsychiatry and Paul Mobius

Schiller, Francis. A Mobius Strip: Fin-De-Siecle Neuropsychiatry and Paul Mobius. Univ of California Press, 1982. ISBN: 0520044673. Unmarked text. Front end page reads: “Remember? F. January 1982” Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25614) $16.00

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Describes the philosophy, life and work of Paul Mobius, tracing through them the beginnings of modern neuropsychiatry. Also offers a unique exploration of nineteenth century views of the “mind-body” problem. Bibliography. Index. 134p.

PICCOLINO, M: Galileo’s Visions: Piercing the Spheres of the Heavens by Eye and Mind

Piccolino, Marco; Wade, Nicholas J. Galileo’s Visions: Piercing the Spheres of the Heavens by Eye and Mind. Oxford University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780199554355. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. (#25606) $52.00

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Illustrated throughout. Unclipped dust jacket. Analyses the scientific and philosophical work of Galileo Galilei from the particular viewpoint of his approach to the senses (and especially vision) as a means of acquiring trustworthy knowledge about the constitution of the world. 318p. Index. References.

History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (Volume 3, No. 1, 1981)

History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (Volume 3, No. 1, 1981), book coverGrmek, M. D. (editor). History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (Volume 3, No. 1, 1981). Leo S. Olschiki Editore, 1981.

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Includes “Les fonctions physiologiques chez l’homme dana la Chine antique” by R. F. Bridgman, “The Laziness Disease” by J. C. Garcia, “Albert le Grand et les questions du XIII suecke syre ke /de abunakubys d’Aristote” by T. Goldstein-Preaud, “Albert le Grand et le problemes de la sexualite” by D. Jacquart and C. Thomasset, etc. 142pp. The languages of the journal are English, French, German, and Italian.

UCLA MEDICAL LIBRARY: Catalogue of the Medical History Collection presented to UCLA by Dr. & Mrs. John A. Benjamin

Catalogue of the Medical History Collection presented to UCLA by Dr. & Mrs. John A. Benjamin, book cover UCLA Medical Library. Catalogue of the Medical History Collection presented to UCLA by Dr. & Mrs. John A. Benjamin in Honor of Bennet M. Allen and Boris Krichesky. University of California Library, Los Angeles, 1964. Unmarked text. Price sticker shadows on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#25571) $20.00

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Inventory of 16 manuscripts and 722 printed books. Heavy cardstock cover with french flaps and the title page illustration from the Servidor of Abulcasis, 1516 on the front cover.