Time, Space and the Human Body: An Interdisciplinary Look

This volume was first published by Inter-Disciplinary Press in 2016.

Concerns about the human body and soul, and their relationship to the world around us, are as old as Western Culture itself. Beyond philosophy and theology, these sorts of preoccupations have also marked the arts, literature, and poetry; and to be sure, they have influenced Western culture, and have marked westerners’ imaginations and our everyday understanding of human nature. This book considers various ways in which the body is, and has been, addressed and depicted over time, and it is also a reflection on the ways in which the very spaces that we design and inhabit likewise reflect perceived ideas and misconceptions about the human body.

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"Rafael F. Narváez is a sociologist interested in the intersections of sociology, psychology, and biology. His most representative publications are in the area of embodiment theory. He is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Winona State University, in Minnesota, U.S. Leslie R. Malland is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Kentucky, U.S. Her research focuses on the influence of cadaveric research on British Literature throughout the Renaissance and into the 17th Century. She has also published works of poetry and creative nonfiction. "
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