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Wolfe, Charles T.

The Body as Object and Instrument of Knowledge

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Table of contents

1. Embodied Empiricism
Charles T. Wolfe, Ofer Gal

Part I. The Body as Object

2. Victories for Empiricism, Failures for Theory: Medicine and Science in the Seventeenth Century
Harold J. Cook

3. Practical Experience in Anatomy
Cynthia Klestinec

4. Early Modern Empiricism and the Discourse of the Senses
Alan Salter

5. Alkahest and Fire: Debating Matter, Chymistry, and Natural History at the Early Parisian Academy of Sciences
Victor D. Boantza

6. John Locke and Helmontian Medicine
Peter R. Anstey

Part II. The Body as Instrument

7. Empiricism Without the Senses: How the Instrument Replaced the Eye
Ofer Gal, Raz Chen-Morris

8. Mastering the Appetites of Matter. Francis Bacon’s Sylva Sylvarum

Guido Giglioni

9. ‘A Corporall Philosophy’: Language and ‘Body-Making’ in the Work of John Bulwer (1606–1656)
Justin E. H. Smith

10. Memory and Empirical Information: Samuel Hartlib, John Beale and Robert Boyle
Richard Yeo

11. Lamarck on Feelings: From Worms to Humans
Snait B. Cheung

Part III. Embodied Minds

12. Carelessness and Inattention: Mind-Wandering and the Physiology of Fantasy from Locke to Hume
John Sutton

13. Instrumental or Immersed Experience: Pleasure, Pain and Object Perception in Locke
Lisa Shapiro

14. Empiricism and Its Roots in the Ancient Medical Tradition
Anik Waldow

15. Embodied Stimuli: Bonnet’s Statue of a Sensitive Agent
Tobias Cheung

16. Empiricist Heresies in Early Modern Medical Thought
Charles T. Wolfe

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Page amount
359 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789048136865

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