Anatomy and the Organization of Knowledge, 1500-1850 (The Body, Gender and Culture 9)

Anatomy and the Organization of Knowledge, 1500-1850 (The Body, Gender and Culture 9)

By: Brian Munoz (author), Matthew Landers (editor)Hardback

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Across early modern Europe, the growing scientific practice of dissection prompted new and insightful ideas about the human body. This collection of essays explores the impact of anatomical knowledge on wider issues of learning and culture.

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Contents

Introduction - Matthew Landers Part I: The Body as a Map 1 Early Modern Dissection and a Physical Model of Organization - Matthew Landers 2 'Who Will Not Force a Mad Man to be Let Blood?' Circulation and Trade in the Early Eighteenth Century - Amy Witherbee 3 Earth's Intelligent Body: Subterranean Systems and the Circulation of Knowledge, or, The Radius Subtending Circumnavigation - Kevin L Cope 4 'After and Unwonted Manner': Anatomy and Poetical Organization in Early Modern England - Mauro Spicci 5 Subtle Bodies: The Limits of Categories in Girolamo Cardano's De subtilitate - Sarah Parker Part II: The Collective Body 6 Mirroring, Anatomy, Transparency: The Collective Body and the Co-opted Individual in Spencer, Hobbes and Bunyan - Nick Davis 7 From Human to Political Body and Soul: Materialism and Mortalism in the Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes - Ionut Untea 8 Visualizing the Fibre-Woven Body: Nehemiah Grew's Plant Anatomy and the Emergence of the Fibre Body - Hisao Ishizuka 9 Forms of Materialist Embodiment - Charles T Wolfe Part III: Bodies Visualized 10 Visualizing Monsters: Anatomy as a Regulatory System - Touba Ghadessi 11 Anatomy, Newtonian Physiology and Learned Culture: The Myotomia Reformata and its Context within Georgian Scholarship - Craig Ashley Hanson 12 Art and Medicine: Creative Complicity between Artistic Representation and Research - Filippo Pierpaolo Marino 13 The Internal Environment: Claude Bernard's Concept and its Representation in Fantastic Voyage - Jerome Goffette and Jonathan Simon

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/06/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781848933217
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781848933217
  • weight: 521
  • ISBN10: 1848933215

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