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Democritean Conceptions in Brain Research

Lazaros C Triarhou 1 , *
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1 Laboratory of Theoretical and Applied Neuroscience and Graduate Program in Neuroscience and Education, University of Macedonia, Thessalonica, Greece
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  • Archives of Neuroscience: April 01, 2016, 3 (2); e35877
  • Published Online: April 23, 2016
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: December 28, 2015
  • Accepted: January 4, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/archneurosci.35877

To Cite: Triarhou L C. Democritean Conceptions in Brain Research, Arch Neurosci. 2016 ; 3(2):e35877. doi: 10.5812/archneurosci.35877.

Abstract
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1. Context
2. Prolegomena
3. Reflections on Brain and Mind
4. Theory of Knowledge
5. Conclusions
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