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Vidal, Fernando
ICREA Research Professor

Contact address
Center of History of Science (CEHIC), office D3-11
Research Module C
Carrer Can Magrans, s/n
Campus UAB
08193 Bellaterra-Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona)
+34 93 586 86 83

Research interests
History of the human sciences since the 16th century
History of the body and personal identity

Main publications (last five years)

Vidal, Fernando; Ortega, Francisco (2018) On the Neurodisciplines of Culture. In: Meloni, Maurizio; Cromby, John; Fitzgerald, Des; Lloyd, Stephanie (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Biology and Society. New York, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 371-390.

Vidal, Fernando; Ortega, Francisco (2017) Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject. New York, Fordham University Press, 304 pp.

Vidal, Fernando; Piperberg, Michelle (2017) Born Free: The Theory and Practice of Neuroethical Exceptionalism. In: Racine, Eric; Aspler, John (eds) Debates About Neuroethics: Perspectives on Its Development, Focus, and Future. New York, Springer, pp. 67-81.

Vidal, Fernando (2016) Frankenstein’s Brains, the 'Final Touch’. SubStance, 45 (2), pp. 88-117.

Ortega, Francisco; Vidal, Fernando (2016) Culture: by the brain and in the brain? História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos, 23 (4), pp. 965-983.

Vidal, Fernando; Dias, Nélia (eds) (2015) Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture. New York, Routledge, 276 pp.