Leib ohne Seele (Body Without Soul)

@article{Koeck2006LeibOS,
  title={Leib ohne Seele (Body Without Soul)},
  author={Harald Koeck},
  journal={Health Care Analysis},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={65-67}
}
In this brief essay, the Austrian artist Harald Koeck offers an introduction to his painting series “Leib ohne Seele,” a selection of which is reproduced. “Leib ohne Seele” is concerned with nature of the autopsy, the people who are the subjects of autopsies, and so with death, and with contemporary attitudes towards and taboos concerning death. While not making an overtly philosophical contribution, Koeck touches on important issues that have been discussed by philosophers as diverse as Martin… CONTINUE READING