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The Meaning of Madness

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This book aims to open up the debate on mental disorders, to get people interested and talking, and to get them thinking. For example, what is schizophrenia? Why is it so common? Why does it affect human beings but not other animals? What might this tell us about our mind and body, language and creativity, music and religion? What are the boundaries between mental disorder and 'normality'? Is there a relationship between mental disorder and genius? These are some of the difficult but important questions that this book confronts, with the overarching aim of exploring what mental disorders can teach us about human nature and the human condition.

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Author(s):
Neel Burton
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
6350x3607x28
EAN-13:
9780992912734
Edition:
Second edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780992912734
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Acheron Press

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This book aims to open up the debate on mental disorders, to get people interested and talking, and to get them thinking. For example, what is schizophrenia? Why is it so common? Why does it affect human beings but not other animals? What might this tell us about our mind and body, language and creativity, music and religion? What are the boundaries between mental disorder and 'normality'? Is there a relationship between mental disorder and genius? These are some of the difficult but important questions that this book confronts, with the overarching aim of exploring what mental disorders can teach us about human nature and the human condition.

Author(s):
Neel Burton
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
6350x3607x28
EAN-13:
9780992912734
Edition:
Second edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780992912734
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Acheron Press

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