The Recovery of Beauty: Arts, Culture, Medicine

  • Corinne Saunders
  • Jane Macnaughton
  • David Fuller

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. David Fuller, Corinne Saunders, Jane Macnaughton
      Pages 1-17
  3. Mind, Body, Soul

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Mark A. McIntosh
      Pages 21-34
    3. Elizabeth Archibald
      Pages 53-71
    4. Sander L. Gilman
      Pages 72-83
  4. Art, Ideas, Ideals

  5. Surgery, Reparation, Imagination

  6. Rescuing Beauty

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 279-292

About this book


An interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring the complex and conflicted topic of beauty in cultural, arts and medicine, looking back through the long cultural history of beauty, and asking whether it is possible to 'recover beauty'.


Beauty arts literature philosophy theology visual arts dance ballet opera architecture drama poetry choreography culture values state medicine surgery gender cosmetic surgery body cultural history essay Friedrich Nietzsche history of literature Imagination Medieval Literature

Editors and affiliations

  • Corinne Saunders
    • 1
  • Jane Macnaughton
    • 1
  • David Fuller
    • 1
  1. 1.Durham UniversityUK

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