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Write a Review. The trail leads us from the ancient Greeks through the first attempts to assimilate evolutionary theory. We end up with a discussion of serial killers and terrorism, having gone through ontological and psychological territory. More than a survey, looking at the idea of the monster leads us to view how the great thinkers developed modern logical procedures to help them understand that which is outside.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago. RickSmit More than 1 year ago A highly engaging tour de force on monsters; both real and imagined. The author blends literature, TV shows, movies, psychology, medicine, forensics, anthropology, philosophy and more to explore and explain what monsters are, why they exist and what is our attraction to them. Citation formats are based on standards as of July Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published.
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Extraordinary beings. Ancient monsters. Alexander fights monsters in India ; Monsters are nature's playthings ; Hermaphrodites and man-headed oxen ; Monstrous desire. Medieval monsters : messages from God.
On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears by Stephen T Asma
Biblical monsters ; Do monsters have souls? Scientific monsters : the book of nature is riddled with typos. Natural history, freaks, and nondescripts ; The medicalization of monsters ; Darwin's mutants. Inner monsters : the psychological aspects. The art of human vulnerability : angst and horror ; Criminal monsters : psychopathology, aggression, and the malignant heart ; Torturers, terrorists, and zombies : the products of monstrous societies ; Future monsters : robots, mutants, and posthuman cyborgs.
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