In cannibals and philosophers cottom traces how human flesh became a new thing in the enlightenment a flesh of sensibility a surface of stimuli that at once inspired and disturbed artists and philosophers. Gnawing at the heart of the age of enlightenment was the self contradicting self abhorring self consuming figure of the cannibal the unavoidable figure of radical metamorphosis in the image of cannibalism western self regard and its vision of otherness in nature culture and spirit came to a . Cannibals philosophers bodies of enlightenment daniel cottom taking us to the heart of the enlightenment via the stomach daniel cottom argues that the period was from the beginning obsessed with guts and disgust as much as it was with mind and reason. Note citations are based on reference standards however formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher classroom teacher institution or organization should be applied. Cannibals philosophers bodies of enlightenment add to wishlist gnawing at the heart of the age of enlightenment was the self contradicting self abhorring self consuming figure of the cannibal the unavoidable figure of radical metamorphosis
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.