October 29, 2018
Excerpt on Aesthesis and the epistemology of 18th century anatomical research. From Elegant Anatomy, Marieke M. A. Hendriksen
…aesthesis in anatomy is inevitably characterized by the very tactile processes of commodification, domestication and objectification: it involves the creation of lasting, transferable anatomical preparations that both represent and are made of parts of the human body, as well as the domestication of the (exotic) other. Footnote: Latour, Science in Action, 223.
Source: Elegant Anatomy, The Eighteenth-Century Leiden Anatomical Collections. Marieke M. A. Hendriksen (2015)
Source URL: https://brill.com/view/title/24846
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