The Body Between Pathology and the Everyday

Eran Dorfman*

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“This body is mine!”—These words, accompanied by my finger pointing towards my chest, can be nothing but true. My body belongs to me; my body is mine. But when, or in what situation, might I find myself obliged to pronounce these words? Mostly when someone is trying to get hold of my body.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhilosophy and Medicine
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media B.V.
Number of pages14
StatePublished - 2015

Publication series

NamePhilosophy and Medicine
ISSN (Print)0376-7418
ISSN (Electronic)2215-0080


  • Bodily Gesture
  • Everyday World
  • Ideal Essence
  • Mere Object
  • Phantom Limb


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