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At the Borders of the Human: Beasts, Bodies and Natural Philosophy in the Early Modern Period
What is, what was the human? This book argues that the making of the human as it is now understood implies a renogotiation of the relationship between the self and the world. The development of Renaissance technologies of difference such as mapping, colonialism and anatomy paradoxically also illuminated the similarities between human and non-human. This collection consider ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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