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Published: 24 August 2017

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780190490454

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A History

Edited by Justin E.H. Smith

Oxford Philosophical Concepts

  • Includes reflections by non-philosophers who discuss embodiment as it manifests in witchcraft, Renaissance astronomy, early modern theater, phantom limbs, and Native American spirituality
  • Tackles a far-reaching, classic topic of philosophy that forms the center of several core philosophical debates dating from ancient to present times
  • Includes several Reflections, written by top scholars in history, religion, and other key areas in the humanities
  • Wide-ranging in its scope, it demonstrates that embodiment is a central topic of philosophical sub-disciplines as well as non-philosophical subjects such as physiology and theology
  • Part of the Oxford Philosophical Concepts series - The History of Philosophy's Most Important Ideas