Monstrosity and the Monstrous

  title={Monstrosity and the Monstrous},
  author={G. Canguilhem and T. Jaeger},
  pages={27 - 42}
we have been to see honeysuckle grow on honeysuckle vines, tadpoles become frogs, mares suckle colts, and in general to see like engender like. It is sufficient that this confidence be shaken once by a morphological variation, by a single equivocal appearance, for a radical fear to possess us. Perhaps, fear, you will say; but why radical? Because we are living beings, real effects of the laws of life, and in our turn future causes of life. A failure on the part of life concerns us doubly: a… Expand
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