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Suffering History: Phenomenology at the Intersection of Disease and Illness

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Duration: 0:17:24 | Added: 10 Jun 2015
A presentation by Austin Argentieri.

Through highlighting some ethnographic examples and lessons from contemporary placebo research, Austin Argentieri (Oxford, Anthropology) discusses how phenomenology allows us to move beyond the distinction between biological disease and embodied illness to examine how social relationships, history, and embodied experience alter human biology and the evolution of viruses.

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