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Body and flesh : a philosophical reader

Author: Donn Welton
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
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"The concept of the body is one of the most recent and hotly contested areas of inquiry among philosophers today. This volume captures the different theoretical approaches at the core of current discussion and offers studies that deal with various aspects of the constitution of the body. It is designed primarily to be used on upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Philosophy of the Body,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donn Welton
ISBN: 1577181255 9781577181255 1577181263 9781577181262
OCLC Number: 36847755
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 360 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Situating the Body / Donn Welton --
Man and Woman / Rom Harre --
Selections from Gender Trouble / Judith Butler --
"Material Girl": The Effacements of Postmodern Culture / Susan Bordo --
Material Bodies / Susan Hekman --
Selection from Bodies that Matter / Judith Butler --
Bringing Body to Theory / Susan Bordo --
Renaturalizing the Body (with the Help of Merleau-Ponty) / Carol Bigwood --
A Tale of Two Bodies: the Cartesian Corpse and the Lived Body / Drew Leder --
Body Image and Body Schema in a Deafferented Subject / Shaun Gallagher and Jonathan Cole --
Corporeal Archetypes and Power: Preliminary Clarifications and Considerations of Sex / Maxine Sheets-Johnstone --
Affectivity, Eros and the Body / Donn Welton --
The Ghost of Embodiment: on Bodily Habitudes and Schemata / Edward Casey --
Biblical Bodies / Donn Welton --
Throwing like a Girl / Iris Young --
Pregnant Embodiment / Iris Young --
"Throwing like a Girl": Twenty Years Later / Iris Young --
Reading the Slender Body / Susan Bordo --
Male Bodies and the "White Terror" / Klaus Theweleit --
Women and the Knife: Cosmetic Surgery and the Colonization of Women's Bodies / Kathryn Pauly Morgan --
Bodies, Virtual Bodies and Technology / Don Ihde.
Responsibility: edited by Donn Welton.

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Attempting to cut a third way between the usual alternatives of social constructionist and naturalist approaches to the body, this collection turns to both the biological and the social sciences as a  Read more...

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"It may be the most comprehensive and impressive collection to date." Dorothea Olkowski, University to Denver "The volume provides an excellent survey of theories of the body that have been advanced Read more...

 
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