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The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World Paperback – 15 July 2012

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  • ISBN-10 : 0300188374
  • Paperback : 544 pages
  • Product Dimensions : 13.97 x 3.81 x 21.59 cm
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0300188370
  • Publisher : Yale University Press (15 July 2012)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 439 ratings

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"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

About the Author

Iain McGilchrist is a former fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where he taught literature before training in medicine. He was consultant psychiatrist and clinical director at the Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospital, London, and has researched in neuroimaging at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He now works privately in London and otherwise lives on the Isle of Skye.