Oliver Sacks

Books by Oliver Sacks

Oliver Wolf Sacks (July 1933 – August 2015) was a renowned British neurologist and author whose books delved into the realms of the human brain and the complexities of the human mind.

His books The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Awakenings became beloved classics, offering profound glimpses into the lives of individuals with neurological disorders and the profound impact these conditions have on their sense of self and perception of the world.

Interviews where books by Oliver Sacks were recommended

The best books on Philosophical Wonder, recommended by Eric Schwitzgebel

We think of philosophy as a discipline that interrogates complex dilemmas—the nature of will, right and wrong, human freedom—with logic, reasoned thought and argument. But what do the moments in philosophy that make us stop and look outside ourselves have to teach us? According to Eric Schwitzgebel, philosopher at the University of California Riverside, they can open up worlds of fresh possibility. Here he recommends five books of philosophical wonder.

The best books on Clinical Neuroscience, recommended by Frederick Lepore

We still don’t have a complete understanding of the ‘terra incognita’ that is the human brain, says Frederick Lepore—the noted US neurologist and author of Finding Einstein’s Brain—but we’ve made enormous breakthroughs over the past hundred years. Here, he selects five of the best books that detail the development of the strange and delicate study of clinical neuroscience through the eyes of its researchers.

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