Recovering the Body : A Philosophical Story

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Recovering the Body : A Philosophical Story

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Carol Collier

Following the metaphysical and epistemological threads that have led to our modern conception of the body as a machine, the book explores views of the body in the history of philosophy. Its central thesis is that the Cartesian paradigm, which has dominated the modern conception of the body (including the development and practice of medicine), offer... More

Publisher University of Ottawa Press

Language English

Pages 237

Published June 8, 2013

Size 1.23 MB