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Phenomenology of the past: Pain and illness in the 12th Century

Kugelmann, Robert (1993) Phenomenology of the past: Pain and illness in the 12th Century. Methods: A Journal for the Human Sciences Annual:pp. 31-48.

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Abstract

A phenomenological investigation of the accounts of the pain and illnesses of a twelfth century Cistercian monk, Aelred of Rievaulx. This is a study in the cultural embedding of the experience of pain and illness. The contexts of medieval medicine and Cistercian spirituality are taken into account.

EPrint Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:history of pain; medieval psychology; social construction
Subjects:Chronology > Medieval
Theory > Hermeneutics
Theory > Phenomenology
ID Code:40
Deposited By:Kugelmann, Robert
Deposited On:31 January 2002