Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Vilayanur Ramachandran

  • Beauty actualized

    Vincent P. De Luise New Haven, Connecticut Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss, Antonio Canova, First version, completed 1793, Louvre Museum   “First of all, move me, surprise me, rend my heart; make me tremble, weep, shudder; outrage me; delight my eyes afterwards if you can . . .” — Denis Diderot   What is beauty?…