Calling creatures by their true names: bacon, the new science and the best in man

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Abstract

This chapter looks at the nature of the human, particularly the concept of the body and the shifting borders between human and non-human.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAt the borders of the human
Subtitle of host publicationbeasts, bodies and natural philosophy in the early modern period
EditorsErica Fudge, Ruth Gilbert, Susan Wiseman
Place of PublicationBasingstoke/New York
Pages91-109
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 1999

Keywords

  • creatures
  • human
  • names
  • shifting borders

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Fudge, E. (1999). Calling creatures by their true names: bacon, the new science and the best in man. In E. Fudge, R. Gilbert, & S. Wiseman (Eds.), At the borders of the human: beasts, bodies and natural philosophy in the early modern period (pp. 91-109).