Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003.
xviii, 608 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Essences of glass, histories of humans A cock for Aesclepius : Plato, the Hippocratics, and Aristotle Excursus on will and passibility Cicero's person, passible minds, and real worlds Senecan surroundings How were slaves persons? How was personhood gendered? The public materiality of being human : Galen and medical traditions Two-timed ipseities and speaking their mind : Augustine Excursus on the middle ages Measuring tensions in the medieval microcosm Multum a me ipso differe compulsus sum Sparsa anime fragmenta recolligam Surrounded selves and public being : sixteenth-century strains Persons, passions, pictures : Loyola with Alberti Hélisenne's story : collective love, singular anger Public subject, personal passion : Montaigne Descartes, collective tradition, and personal agency Selfehood, political community, and a "Cartesian" future?
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -584) and index.