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 Brain, Body, and Self

Walter Glannon

in Bioethics and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195307788
eISBN:
9780199867431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307788.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes different regions of the brain and how they regulate different bodily functions. It describes how the brain regulates cognitive, affective, and conative capacities at the level ... More


Implications for Understanding Human Functioning Integratively and Actively

Catherine Raeff

in Exploring the Complexities of Human Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190050436
eISBN:
9780190050467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050436.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents some implications and applications of the theoretical framework that is presented in Chapters 5, 6, and 7. It first focuses on how the theoretical framework provides a basis for ... More


The Unexamined Body

Marli F. Weiner and Mazie Hough

in Sex, Sickness, and Slavery: Illness in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036996
eISBN:
9780252094071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036996.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how laypeople viewed the ways commonsense defined the interactions between mind and body in the cause, course, and treatment of various diseases. During the antebellum period, ... More


The Examined Body

Marli F. Weiner and Mazie Hough

in Sex, Sickness, and Slavery: Illness in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036996
eISBN:
9780252094071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036996.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines physicians' views of the interactions of mind and body in their patients. Southern physicians believed that the bodies they examined and sought to cure were not simply subject ... More


The soul in the entrails: the experience of the sick in the eighteenth century

Micheline Louis-Courvoisier

in Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127051
eISBN:
9781526138682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127051.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the close link between emotional and cognitive dysfunctions and visceral disturbances, in the experience of melancholia and nervous diseases in the eighteenth century. It is ... More


The Diseased Body

Marli F. Weiner and Mazie Hough

in Sex, Sickness, and Slavery: Illness in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036996
eISBN:
9780252094071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036996.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter shows that laypeople's views about bodies were important to physicians because they defined the parameters of what was possible within the daily practice of medicine. Members of both ... More


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