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The Anatomists: In Defiance of Man and God

Laura Mazer

Presented at: OCON 2021

Date: Aug 28, 2021

An understanding of human anatomy makes possible modern medicine, surgery and even representational art. But the knowledge is hard-fought: the story of the early anatomists is a story of grave robbing, murder, heresy and heroism. This talk will introduce some of the individuals who have advanced our understanding of human anatomy, and relate the struggles and triumphs they faced along the way.


Parts: 1

Handout: none