Of Maps and Monsters: A Discussion of Being (Non)Human, or on the Topography of “Monsters” Medieval and Modern by Liliana Sikorska

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  • Publisher: Centre for Philosophical Research
  • Journal: Avant: Journal of Philosophical-Interdisciplinary Vanguard (issn: 2082-6710)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.26913/80202017.0112.0017
  • Subject: the East–West divide | human vs. nonhuman | Orientalism | travel writing | maps | the Middle Ages | the Victorian Era | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Philosophy (General) | B1-5802

The concept of humanity has taken on new meanings in the era of posthumanist debate. Engaging both prehumanist and posthumanist perspectives, Liliana Sikorska strips away layers of cognitive mappings performed over hundreds of years in Western culture to expose in her r... View more
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