9,99 €
versandkostenfrei*

inkl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
5 °P sammeln

    Broschiertes Buch

In this spirited volume, Oliver Sacks examines the many passions of his own life - both as a doctor engaged with the central questions of human existence, and as a polymath conversant in all the sciences. Why do humans need gardens? How, and when, does a physician tell his patient she has Alzheimer's? What is social media doing to our brains? In several of the compassionate case histories collected here, Sacks considers for the first time the enigmas of depression, psychosis, and schizophrenia, and in others he returns to conditions that have long fascinated him: Tourette's syndrome, ageing,…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
In this spirited volume, Oliver Sacks examines the many passions of his own life - both as a doctor engaged with the central questions of human existence, and as a polymath conversant in all the sciences. Why do humans need gardens? How, and when, does a physician tell his patient she has Alzheimer's? What is social media doing to our brains? In several of the compassionate case histories collected here, Sacks considers for the first time the enigmas of depression, psychosis, and schizophrenia, and in others he returns to conditions that have long fascinated him: Tourette's syndrome, ageing, dementia, and hallucinations. In counterpoint to these elegant investigations of what makes us human, this volume also includes pieces that celebrate Sacks's love of the natural world - and his last meditations on life in the twenty-first century. Everything in Its Place gives us an intimate portrait of a master writer and thinker at work. 'Extraordinarily touching . . . Our best chance for the future, we may feel, is that there may be others among us like this uncommon, passionate, and enlightened man' New York Review of Books 'Everything in Its Place is a wondrous read in its entirety, irradiating Sacks's kaleidoscopic curiosity across subjects' Maria Popova, Brain Pickings
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 72373
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: 9. Juli 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 195mm x 128mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 208g
  • ISBN-13: 9781509821808
  • ISBN-10: 1509821805
  • Artikelnr.: 57749785
Autorenporträt
Sacks, OliverOliver Sacks, geboren 1933 in London, war Professor für Neurologie und Psychiatrie an der Columbia University. Er wurde durch die Publikation seiner Fallgeschichten weltberühmt. Nach seinen Büchern wurden mehrere Filme gedreht, darunter «Zeit des Erwachens» (1990) mit Robert de Niro und Robin Williams. Oliver Sacks starb am 30. August 2015 in New York City. Bei Rowohlt erschienen unter anderem seine Bücher «Awakenings - Zeit des Erwachens», «Der Mann, der seine Frau mit einem Hut verwechselte», «Der Tag, an dem mein Bein fortging», «Der einarmige Pianist» und «Drachen, Doppelgänger und Dämonen». 2015 veröffentlichte er seine Autobiographie «On the Move».Kober, HainerHainer Kober, geboren 1942, lebt in Soltau. Er hat u.a. Werke von Stephen Hawking, Steven Pinker, Jonathan Littell, Georges Simenon und Oliver Sacks übersetzt.