What happens when man tries to define himself by way of the monster? Can any human nature be discerned by studying the inhuman and the unnatural? This dissertation considers these questions by depicting how French philosophers have involved themselves with the science of anomalies and deformations, teratology.
Jonnie Eriksson, Division of History of Ideas and Sciences
Dissertation year: 2010
Subjects: History of Ideas and Sciences
Department: Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences
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