Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences

Official Journal of Crossing Dialogues

Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences

The official journal of Crossing Dialogues

Volume 10, Issue 1 (June 2017)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Madman and Philosopher: Ideas of Embodiment between Aby Warburg and Ernst Cassirer


Norbert Andersch

Introduction
15.11.1921: Severe delusional ideas during lunchtime: cabage is the brain of his brother, potatoes are the heads of his children, meat is the human flesh of his relatives, milk is not from the cow, eating a sandwich is eating his own son [.]
19.11.1921: Three children have been slaughtered and have been eaten by patients. Three dead kids are lying in the nurse's bed [.]
09.04.1922: Patient very aggressive, boxing, hitting out and injuring nurse and doctor. Feels his nurse, coming back from leave has killed all his relatives on the order of Dr. Binswanger.

Keywords:
embodiement, psychopathology, Binswanger, Cassirer, Warburg

Dial Phil Ment Neuro Sci 2017; 10(1): 14-22

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Received on May 20, 2017
Accepted on June 15, 2017
Firstly published online on July 11, 2017

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