Abstract The practices of the suffering mystic provide an opposition to the theory that religion is the alienation of the individual from the self. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE.
Additional Information. Her tenure as a historian of medicine at Zurich lasted from to , when she retired prematurely at the age of forty-four to enter private psychiatric practice.
This new book by Fischer-Homberger treats the breaks and discontinuities in the history of the body. All of these essays are linked by the belief that the body seems to need a single, continuous image, while the reality is that the image of the body is constructed through a number of often contradictory and confusing juxtapositions, borrowing images and references from across the broadest range of cultural expressions.
To know the world, according to Fischer-Homberger, we need to know the origins of the language through which we represent the world. We also need to explore the limitations and ideological presuppositions of that language. In this volume she undertakes to do this in an exemplary and elegant manner. Clearly the final essay, with its reach from Aristotle to Harvey, defines this problem of constructing ideas of the body in the most complex manner.
Do we not still speak of a broken heart rather than the fluttering of a ventricle without batting an eye? Explore music. Ken Goodey. And through a decent quality pair of over-ear headphones. I suppose you could also be high, if that's yer thang, but I don't think its necessary, as the music alone will completely sever any connection you have with this Earthly plane Favorite track: Odinist.
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