Mellan ängel och best. Människans värdighet och gåta i europeisk tradition

Research output: Book/ReportBook


A collection of studies on different theories and metaphors on the nature of man in his ambivalence (with Pascals words "neither angel nor beast"), its constants and variables, from antiquity to the Middle Ages and pre-modern times. The focus is on the concept "person".
Third, revised edition.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Languages and Literature


  • love as sacrament, death., history as theater, horison, book, man as writing, body, Concept of person
Original languageSwedish
PublisherArtos & Norma
Number of pages267
ISBN (Print)91-7217-040-9
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Publication categoryPopular science