Academy of Medicine (France), 178,
180, 181
Ackerknecht, Erwin, 131, 179, 308 n. 124
ACT UP, 273
Africanness, 279
Agamben, Giorgio, 15, 42, 285 n. 27
Aggression, 203–4; immunity and, 2,
260, 281; of microbes, 49, 261, 264. See
also War
Agriculture, 285 n. 39
AIDS, 3, 4; South African response to,
270–80, 288 n. 2, 321 n. 18
Alien invasion, 32–33
Allopathic medicine, 34
America: rights in, 149–50; variolization
in, 62–67
Anatamo-politics. See Discipline
Animals: experimentation on, 194–95;
human and, 119
Anscombe, G. E. M., 2
Anthrax, 243, 244, 250, 261, 318 n. 111
Anthropology, medical, 287–88 n. 2
Anticontagionism, 179–81, 219, 232, 308
n. 124, 315 n. 47, 319 n. 127
Antiretroviral therapy, 270, 271, 273, 27
Apartheid, 271
Aquinas, Thomas, 50
Arbib, Michael, 35
Arendt, Hannah, 44
Aristotle, 144, 145
Armstrong, Jeanette, 71–72
ART, 270, 271, 273, 274
Atheism, 62, 241
Attack, disease as, 259–60, 262–63, 279
See also War
Authoritarianism, 197, 198
Autochthony, 289 n. 25
Autoimmunity, 26–29; Derrida’s use o
287 n. 64
Autonomy: of individual, 273–74; of or-
ganism, 199–201. See also Independen
Ayurvedic medicine, 272
Bachelard, Gaston, 36, 288 n. 7
Bacon, Francis, 52, 78, 201, 203
Bacon, Roger, 51
Bacteria, 32–33, 72–73; as cause of dis-
ease, 221–22, 240–45, 247–49, 251–5
Ind
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