I caratteri del “genere” e gli antefatti della follia femminile nell’esperienza del diritto comune

Autore: Marco Boari
In: Genesis. II/1, 2003
doi:10.1400/78252
Acquista PDF Acquista PDF Acquista PDF
Abstract

The features of the feminine genre and the antecedents of “femal madness” in the ius commune
The author describes how ius commune helps to create a concept of the female mind. He distinguishes, among many psychic characteristics that are thought to be specifically female, the ones which are supported by praesumptio iuris: for example avarice and the desire of motherhood. The author also describes how the concept of female madness has been detected since the birth of forensic medicine.