Dialogues in Philosophy
Mental and Neuro Sciences

Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences

The official journal of Crossing Dialogues
Volume 10, Issue 1 (June 2017)

Madman and Philosopher: Ideas of Embodiment between Aby Warburg and Ernst Cassirer
Norbert Andersch
15.11.1921: Severe delusional ideas during lunchtime: cabage is the brain of his brother, potatoes are the heads of his children, meat is the human flesh of his relatives, milk is not from the cow, eating a sandwich is eating his own son [.]
19.11.1921: Three children have been slaughtered and have been eaten by patients. Three dead kids are lying in the nurse’s bed [.]
09.04.1922: Patient very aggressive, boxing, hitting out and injuring nurse and doctor. Feels his nurse, coming back from leave has killed all his relatives on the order of Dr. Binswanger.
embodiement, psychopathology, Binswanger, Cassirer, Warburg
Dial Phil Ment Neuro Sci 2017; 10(1): 14-22
Received on May 20, 2017
Accepted on June 15, 2017
Firstly published online on July 11, 2017