19 November 2009

History of Science Society Meeting

Phoenix, Arizona, 20 November

Theories of Mind, Brain, and Cognition in Social Engagement

•Giving Shape to the Common Brain: Cerebral Organization and Political Unity in the 18th Century, Nima Bassiri, University of California, Berkeley

•“Crazy, bedeviled, bewitched or something”: Concepts of Insanity in the United States, 1800-1843, Rachel Ponce, University of Chicago

•Nervous Societies and the Fragmented Self – Sigmund Freud and Biological Psychiatry, Katja Guenther, Princeton University


Three outstanding papers.

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