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In this original and highly entertaining book, Dr. Jonathan Miller considers the functioning of the body as a subject of private experience. He explores our attitudes towards our bodies, our astonishing ignorance of them, and our inability to read our body's signals. Taking as his starting point the experience of pain, Dr. Miller analyzes the elaborate social process of "fIn this original and highly entertaining book, Dr. Jonathan Miller considers the functioning of the body as a subject of private experience. He explores our attitudes towards our bodies, our astonishing ignorance of them, and our inability to read our body's signals. Taking as his starting point the experience of pain, Dr. Miller analyzes the elaborate social process of "falling ill", considers the physical foundations of "dis-ease" and looks at the types of individuals man has historically attributed with the power of healing. His explanations are lucid, wide-ranging and whole-heartedly entertaining....

Title : The Body in Question
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ISBN : 9780394502809
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 352 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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The Body in Question Reviews

  • Yanni
    2018-12-05 00:14

    Interesting perspective of anatomy and physiology by Miller, the renowned polymath - (originality a physician) writer, opera director and generally bloody clever chap. The fascinating take is that he talks about the body as the subject of private experience, and our attitudes towards our body. Deeply subjective and fascinating.