Cornelius Borck


Cornelius Borck is Canada Research Chair in Philosophy and Language of Medicine at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Before coming to McGill in 2004 as Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Social Studies of Medicine and the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, he has been working at the Institute for Science Studies of the University of Bielefeld, the Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, and directed a research group at the Faculty of Media, Bauhaus University Weimar. By training a philosopher and a medical doctor with research expertise in the neurosciences, Cornelius Borck has recently finished a monograph on the cultural history of electroencephalography. His research pays particular attention to visualization techniques as the interface between knowledge and its objects.

Selected publications:

  • C. Borck »Hirnströme: Eine Kulturgeschichte der Elektroenzephalographie« Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag 2005.
  • C. Borck »Anatomien medizinschen Wissens« Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag 1996.