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Enlightenment and Pathology: Sensibility in the Literature and Medicine of Eighteenth-Century France

Vila's study is now a classic, not only for its revealing interdisciplinary treatment of sensibility but also for its precise methodology and the clarity of its prose.

Special Section: Integration in Biology: Philosophical Perspectives on the Dynamics of Interdisciplinarity

This set of articles considers how integration manifests in various biological specialities as well as in the history of biology. Integration as a topic of philosophical investigation extends beyond socio-political philosophy and into philosophy of…

Machine and Organism

Canguilhem inverts the normal scientific question--what is the mechanism underlying this organic process?--and asks how machines are organic. He traces the history of the relationships between organism and machine from the ancient Greek political…