Comments on “The Lived-Body as Catalytic Agent”

  • André Schuwer
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 1)


Professor Spicker’s “The Lived-Body As Catalytic Agent” is a good example of a reaction at the interface of medicine and philosophy. Spicker made the lived-body [le corps propre] thematic as the meeting point of the disciplines of philosophers and physicians. The category of laterality is suggested as a means to comprehend the lived-body and to comprehend certain infirmities. We will articulate our discussion in four points.


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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • André Schuwer
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  1. 1.Duquesne UniversityPittsburghUSA

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