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SILVA, Ana Márcia. Elements to understand body's modernity in a rational society. Cad. CEDES [online]. 1999, vol.19, n.48, pp.07-29. ISSN 1678-7110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32621999000100002.
This paper discusses the thesis that the modernity is the moment of summit of a separation process between human beings and nature, and the appearance of one type of interest in the body factors which have their occurance in the reinforcement on the Individualism and an universalization of the western values and rules.
Keywords : Corpo; modernidade; natureza; individualismo; ciência.