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Conquest of Body : Biopower with Biotechnology

Author: Polona Tratnik
Publisher: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017.
Series: SpringerBriefs in Philosophy
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book reflects on the phenomenon of biotechnology and how it affects the body and discusses a number of related issues, including visualization, mediation, and epistemology.The author offers a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Polona Tratnik
ISBN: 9783319573243 3319573241
OCLC Number: 1002817305
Description: 1 Online-Ressource.
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroductionConquest of Body: Mapping, Knowing, MasteringProject Transparency (Constructing the Window)The Principle of Mimesis - Resemblance or Godlike CreationThe Technique of Perspective: Putting Order into Relations between ThingsMaps and Exploration - Presaging ExploitationDeep Body EssenceAnatomical Drawings in Renaissance: "Resemblance" Mediated by RationalizationMechanical Examination: Anatomy and Microscopy - Penetrating Deeper, Knowing MorePast and Future MapsFocal GazeTowards Knowledge-Power - Anatomy in Service of MedicineDetailed Maps of Generalized BodiesContemporary Medical Imagery - Focal Gazing at (a Representation of) an Ill Living BodyGaining Power over BodyGenetic Program of Life and InterventionTechnical Images in Science as Means for Establishing the TruthCreativity of BiotechnologyCollection of Identity: Body Prints and IdentificationSolution of LifeRegenerative Body: Biopower with BiotechnologyBibliographyIndex
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in Philosophy
Responsibility: by Polona Tratnik.


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