Vincent Pidoux

Vincent Pidoux, a sociologist, is currently a Postdoctoral fellow at the Free University of Brussels, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Bioethics (Department of Philosophy and Arts). He is also a Research fellow at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP) at the University of Lausanne. His research interests lie in the study of visualisation and quantification techniques of medicine and the life sciences, in historical epistemology of neuroscience and psychiatry, and in the study of the production and (non)use of scientific knowledge in clinical practice.

Brain Mind Society.

A critical account of neuroscience.

Mathieu ArminjonVincent BarrasEmilie BovetCynthia KrausFrancesco PaneseVincent PidouxNicholas Stücklin et Delphine Preissmann | 16.12.2014

Since the 1990s, which was proclaimed the “Decade of the brain” in the US by former president George Bush Sr., the rise of neuroscience has been considered a major scientific, historical, discursive, political, cultural and even mediatic event in western society (Rose and Abi-Rashed 2013). Countless symposiums and publications of all sorts have been produced [...]