Folger call number: BD438.5 .R45 2003
Folger holdings ID: 115514
Includes bibliographical references (p. -584) and index
Essences of glass, histories of humans -- A cock for Aesclepius : Plato, the Hippocratics, and Aristotle -- Excursus on will and passibility -- Cicero's person, passible minds, and real worlds -- Senecan surroundings -- How were slaves persons? -- How was personhood gendered? -- The public materiality of being human : Galen and medical traditions -- Two-timed ipseities and speaking their mind : Augustine -- Excursus on the middle ages -- Measuring tensions in the medieval microcosm -- Multum a me ipso differe compulsus sum -- Sparsa anime fragmenta recolligam -- Surrounded selves and public being : sixteenth-century strains -- Persons, passions, pictures : Loyola with Alberti -- Hélisenne's story : collective love, singular anger -- Public subject, personal passion : Montaigne -- Descartes, collective tradition, and personal agency -- Selfehood, political community, and a "Cartesian" future?