the body multiple is a magnificent achievement annemarie mol deftly reveals in compelling language how ontologies are not transcendent but are brought about in practice focusing on the body and disease her ethnography of the manipulation of knowledge and not the objects of knowledge forces us to comprehend reality as multiple. In dialogue with one another mols two texts meditate on the multiplicity of reality in practice presenting philosophical reflections on the body and medical practice through vivid storytelling the body multiple will be important to those in medical anthropology philosophy and the social study of science technology and medicine. The body multiple ontology in medical practice science and cultural theory by annemarie mol 426 rating details 231 ratings 13 reviews the body multiple is an extraordinary ethnography of an ordinary disease drawing on fieldwork in a dutch university hospital annemarie mol looks at the day to day diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis a patient information leaflet might . In the body multiple ontology in medical practice annemarie mol uses incidences of the disease atherosclerosis at a dutch hospital to examine the manner in which doctors patients and the healthcare system construct different meanings of the body and disease mol writes this is a book about the way medicine enacts the objects of its concern and treatment pg vii in setting her . Buy the body multiple ontology in medical practice science and cultural theory illustrated by mol annemarie isbn 9780822329176 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders
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