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The Body: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1
     

The Body: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1

by Donn Welton
 

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ISBN-10: 0631211853

ISBN-13: 9780631211853

Pub. Date: 03/30/1999

Publisher: Wiley

From Immanuel Kant to Postmodernism, this volume provides an unparalleled student resource: a wide-ranging collection of the essential works of more than 50 seminal thinkers in modern European philosophy.

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From Immanuel Kant to Postmodernism, this volume provides an unparalleled student resource: a wide-ranging collection of the essential works of more than 50 seminal thinkers in modern European philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631211853
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/30/1999
Series:
Blackwell Readings in Continental Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction. Foundations of a Theory of Body.

Part I. Phenomenological Formulations.

Edmund Husserl.

1. Material Things in Their Relation to the Aesthetic Body.

The Constitution of Psychic Reality Through the Body. (Edmund Husserl).

2. Soft, Smooth Hands: Husserl's Phenomenology of the Lived-Body. (Donn Welton).

3. The Zero-Point of Orientation: The Placement of the I in Perceived Space. (Elmar Holenstein).

Martin Heidegger.

4. Introduction to Being and Time.

Equipment, Action, and the World.

Dasein as Affective Responsiveness and as Understanding.

Seeing and Sight.

Hearing, Discourse and the Call of Care.

Hands.

On Hearing the Logos. (Martin Heidegger).

5. The Ontological Dimension of Embodiment. Heidegger's Thinking of Being. (David Michael Levin).

Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

6. Situating the Body.

The Lived Body.

The Body in its Sexual Being.

The Natural World and the Body.

(Maurice Merleau-Ponty).

7. Saturated Intentionality.

(Anthony J. Steinbock).

8. Flesh and Blood. A Proposed Supplement to Merleau-Ponty.

(Drew Leder).

Part II. Psycho- and Sociotropic Genealogical Analyses.

Jacques Lacan.

9. Towards a Genetic Theory of the Ego.

The See-saw of Desire. Jacques Lacan.

The Imaginary, the Symbolic, and the Body.

Anamorphosis.

(Jacques Lacan).

10. The Status and Significance of the Body in Lacan's Imaginary and Symbolic Orders.

(Charles W. Bonner).

Michel Foucault.

11. Discipline and Punish.

The History of Sexuality.

(Michel Foucault).

12. The Subjectification of the Body. (Alphonso Lingis).

13. Foucault and the Paradox of Bodily Inscriptions. (Judith Butler).

Part III. Towards a Semiotics of the Gendered Body.

Julia Kristeva.

14. Subject and Body.

On the Meaning of Drives.

(Julia Kristeva).

15. The Flesh Become Word. The Body in Kristeva's Theory. Kelly Oliver.

Luce Irigaray.

16. Female Desire. (Luce Irigary).

17. Beyond Sex and Gender. On Luce Irigaray's This Sex Which is Not One. (Tina Chanter)

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