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Books of the Body Anatomical Ritual and Renaissance Learning

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ISBN-10: 0226092879

ISBN-13: 9780226092874

Edition: 1999

Authors: Andrea Carlino, John Tedeschi, Anne C. Tedeschi

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This is a history both of Renaissance anatomists and of the bodies they dissected. It is of interest to anyone studying Renaissance science, medicine, art, religion and society.
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
Representations: The Dissection Scene
An Iconographic Investigation
The Quodlibetarian Model
The Title Pages of Mondino dei Liuzzi's "Anatomia"
The Persistence of a Model: Berengario da Carpi
A Transitional Iconography?
The Shift: The Title Page of Andreas Vesalius's
"De humani corporis fabrica"
Images of Dissection in the Vesalian "Manner"
Practices: Norms and Behavior at the Public Anatomy Lesson
The Studium Urbis in the Sixteenth Century Between the Curia and the College
A Portrait of the Physician Preliminary Procedures and Public Control
The Anatomy Lesson and a Bit of History
The Selection of the Cadaver
Explicit Criteria and Implicit Caution Around the Cadaver
Before and after the Anatomy Masses and Alms
Dissection and the Afterlife Between Saying and Doing
Tradition: An Archeology of Anatomical Knowledge and of Dissecting
Practices Physicians and Philosophers
Working on the Discovery of the Body, or the Uses of Anatomy
Unveiling: Dissecting Animals
Dissecting Humans A Paradigm for a Millennium
Unease, Disgust
Contempt: Aristotle
The Empiricists and Christians on the Dissection of the Human Body
The Rebirth of Anatomy
Bodies and Texts: Renaissance Anatomy: Dissection and Anatomical
Knowledge in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
The Dismemberment of Cadavers
Authority and Evidence
Limitations of Belief: Vesalius, Galen, the Galenists
Revulsion and Unease Epilogue
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index