One of the earliest illustrations of an autopsy performed on a human body is depicted in the image of a fourteenth-century physician, guido de vigevano, gently embracing the vertically positioned body he has opened with his lancet. The physician’s facial expression reflects a sense of hesitation, even apology, for invading his fellow human being’s bodily integrity .keywordshuman bodybody parthuman dignitybody materialbody ownershipthese keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
|Title of host publication||Ownership of the Body|
|Place of Publication||Dordrecht|
|Publisher||Kluwer Academic Publishers|
|Number of pages||15|
|ISBN (Print)||978-0-7923-5150-4, 978-90-481-5059-5|
|Publication status||Published - 1998|
|Series||European Studies in Philosophy of Medicine|