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Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

John Kaag

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this book, John Kaag explores the following questions: What is the imagination? And where does the imagination come from? In order to answer these questions, Kaag explains the way that the concept ... More


Carnal Hermeneutics

Richard Kearney and Brian Treanor (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Building on a tradition in which accounts of carnal embodiment are overlooked, misread, or underdeveloped, this book initiates a focus on carnal hermeneutics as such, as distinct field of study and ... More


Thoreau and the Body

Russell B. Goodman

in Thoreau's Importance for Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239306
eISBN:
9780823239344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239306.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Through a comparison with the phenomenology of embodiment, as practiced by such authors as Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Samuel Todes, Goodman explores the resources offered by Thoreau's writings for a ... More


The Embodiment of Truth and the Politics of Community: Foucault and the Cynics

Vanessa Lemm

in The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255962
eISBN:
9780823261284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255962.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter by Lemm analyzes Foucault’s return to the Socratic practice of philosophy by focusing on the most extreme of the Socratic schools, namely, the Cynics. Lemm reads into Foucault’s ... More


The Evolution of the Imagination

John Kaag

in Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter makes the turn toward cognitive neuroscience and contemporary studies of embodiment, specifically asking whether this disciplines are equipped to conduct the empirical studies of the ... More


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