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The Physiology of Truth

Neuroscience and Human Knowledge

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PAPERBACK

$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674032606

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

Academic Trade

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

39 halftones, 28 line illustrations

Belknap Press

Mind/Brain/Behavior Initiative

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Jean-Pierre Changeux, author of the classic Neuronal Man, is Director of the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, Professor in the Collège de France, and a member of the French Academy of Sciences.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2004 Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science, Rockefeller University
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