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Cooperation

Raimo Tuomela

in The Philosophy of Sociality: The Shared Point of View

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313390
eISBN:
9780199870929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313390.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter contains an extensive discussion of cooperation, including accounts of both I-mode and we-mode cooperation. I-mode cooperation concerns the participants relevantly “shifting” their ... More


The Future Life of Trauma: Partitions, Borders, Repetition

Jennifer Yusin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275458
eISBN:
9780823277131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Future Life of Trauma elaborates a transformation in the concepts of trauma and event by situating a ground-breaking encounter between psychoanalytic and postcolonial discourses. It unfolds a new ... More


Identities and Freedom: Feminist Theory Between Power and Connection

Allison Weir

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936861
eISBN:
9780199333073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936861.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

How can we think about identities in the wake of feminist critiques of identity and identity politics? In Identities and Freedom, Allison Weir rethinks conceptions of identity – both individual ... More


Identity Is Not a Figure

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In chapter 3, Nancy argues that to engage a debate on national identity in this way is a “deadly process” (processus mortifère), in the sense that it closes off identities from what makes them alive. ... More


Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming

Agnes Callard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190639488
eISBN:
9780190639518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639488.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Becoming someone is a learning process; and what we learn are the new values around which, if we succeed, our lives will come to turn. Agents transform themselves in the process of, e.g., becoming ... More


Death Introjected

Brent Adkins

in Death and Desire in Hegel, Heidegger and Deleuze

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627967
eISBN:
9780748652419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627967.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses Gottfried Wilhelm Hegel's thoughts about death in his Phenomenology of Spirit. It presents Hegel's presentation of death in his work as being continually transformed and as ... More


‘Be(come) Yourself only Better’: Self-transformation and the Materialisation of Images

Rebecca Coleman

in Deleuze and the Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638642
eISBN:
9780748652679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638642.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses the theme of self-transformation in popular culture. Drawing on Gilles Deleuze's work that attends to the affectivity and materiality of the image, it examines the way in which ... More


Rwanda Transforming

Jennifer Yusin

in The Future Life of Trauma: Partitions, Borders, Repetition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275458
eISBN:
9780823277131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275458.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter turns upon the relation between trauma and memory in the context of post-genocide Rwanda. Paying special attention to the case of the Bisesero Memorial site, known as the “National ... More


Transforming Women

Allison Weir

in Identities and Freedom: Feminist Theory Between Power and Connection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936861
eISBN:
9780199333073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936861.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 considers multiple arguments that the category “women” is an effect of relations of subjection and subjugation. Thus, any call for the emancipation of women ensnares us in the paradox of ... More


The Lorentz Transformations and the Structure of Explanations by Constraint

Marc Lange

in Because Without Cause: Non-Causal Explanations in Science and Mathematics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190269487
eISBN:
9780190269500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269487.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

This chapter continues to develop an account of non-causal “explanations by constraint.” It studies a longstanding dispute regarding Albert Einstein’s special theory of relativity: whether the ... More


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