The philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson said that “the universe is represented in every one of its particles.” Metaphysically, man is said to be the microcosm of the Macrocosm. In other words, the whole is present in the particular. In this talk, the speaker discusses the anatomic, physiologic, and embryonic aspects of the human body and what these aspects symbolize from a metaphysical standpoint. 1993. 70 minutes.