Pain pp 154-156 | Cite as

Pain Understanding and Suffering Considered by an Agnostic

  • Ernest Schoffeniels
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 38)


Though there have already been many contributions at this Convention regarding fundamental biological aspects of pain, I feel that I need to recall basic facts in order to place in the proper light the remarks I shall present to illustrate the stand, if not of the agnostics in general, at least of one agnostic, i.e., myself.


Painful Experience Spatial Summation High Cognitive Function Total Rejection Protective Reflex 


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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest Schoffeniels
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  1. 1.Institute Léon Fredericq of General and Comparative BiochemistryUniversity of LiègeLiègeBelgium

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