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Discovering the Human

Discovering the Human

Life Science and the Arts in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Discovering the Human( )
Editor: Blackmore, Sabine
Haekel, Ralf
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:V&R unipress GmbH
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $57.00
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English Summary:'Discovering the Human' investigates the emergence of the modern human sciences and their impact on literature, art and other media in the 18th and the 19th centuries. Up until the 1830s, science and culture were part of a joint endeavour to discover and explore the secret of life. The question 'What is life?' unites science and the arts during the Ages of Enlightenment and Romanticism, and at the end of the Romantic period, a shift of focus from the human as an organic...
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