The Enigma of Health: The Art of Healing in a Scientific Age

The Enigma of Health: The Art of Healing in a Scientific Age

By: Hans-Georg Gadamer (author)Paperback

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In this book Gadamer discusses the transformations in human self-understanding, focusing on the achievements of modern medicine.


Preface. 1. Theory, Technology, Praxis. 2. Apologia for the Art of Healing. 3. The Problem of Intelligence. 4. The Experience of Death. 5. Bodily Experience and the Limits of Objectificaton. 6. Between Nature and Art. 7. Philosophy and Practical Medicine. 8. On the Enigmatic Character of Health. 9. Authority and Critical Freedom. 10. Treatment and Dialogue. 11. Life and Soul. 12. Anxiety and Anxieties. 13. Hermeneutics and Psychiatry. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745615943
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780745615943
  • weight: 298
  • ISBN10: 0745615945
  • translations: German

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