"Unnatural" body?

Author/s Marco Aime
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/20 Language Italian
Pages 9 P. 130-138 File size 638 KB
DOI 10.3280/EDS2013-020012
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No human society in the world lets the body as it is at birth. Everyone, in a more or less sharp way, alters and transforms the body during life like after death. Stolen from his merely biological and natural dimension, human body become a tool with which a society could express his specific cultural identity. So the human body is transformed in a kind of blank page on which every society and every human being write their own text. A text that tell the way they want to appear to the world.

Keywords: Body, nature, culture, identity, death.

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Marco Aime, Un corpo "innaturale"? in "EDUCAZIONE SENTIMENTALE" 20/2013, pp 130-138, DOI: 10.3280/EDS2013-020012