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The Porosity of the Body

James Miller

in China's Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231175869
eISBN:
9780231544535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175869.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Daoist visualization meditations offer an insight into how the divide between body and world can be overcome. They evoke an intimate, even erotic, connection between the inner landscape of the body ... More


The Organism-Mechanism Relationship: An Issue in the Leibniz-Stahl Controversy

François Duchesneau

in The Life Sciences in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199987313
eISBN:
9780199346240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987313.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The polemics between Leibniz and Stahl stages alternative theses concerning the specific nature of the living and the relationship of soul and organic body, as well as contrasting methodological ... More


Bodily Moods and Unhomely Environments: The Hermeneutics of Agoraphobia and the Spirit of Place

Dylan Trigg

in Interpreting Nature: The Emerging Field of Environmental Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254255
eISBN:
9780823260959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254255.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This essay investigates the claims that the genius loci of a place is determined as much by the formal properties of a place as the “mood” that is carried into it and that the interpretation of an ... More


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