The end of the soul : scientific modernity, atheism, and anthropology in France /

On October 19, 1876 a group of leading French citizens, both men and women included, joined together to form an unusual group, The Society of Mutual Autopsy, with the aim of proving that souls do not exist. The idea was that, after death, they would dissect one another and (hopefully) show a direct...

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Author / Creator: Hecht, Jennifer Michael, 1965-
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003.
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