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Knowledge of Place

Mark R. Wynn

in Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560387
eISBN:
9780191721175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560387.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reviews some of the recent literature in philosophy of place. Drawing on authors such as Gaston Bachelard, Henri Lefebvre, Pierre Bourdieu, and David Seamon, the chapter deepens the ... More


Foucault's Archaeology: Science and Transformation

David Webb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748624218
eISBN:
9780748684472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624218.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book proposes that Foucault's archaeology is a direct response to the predicament for thought in modernity that he described in the closing chapters of The Order of Things, and that science and ... More


The Mathematical A Priori

David Webb

in Foucault's Archaeology: Science and Transformation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748624218
eISBN:
9780748684472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624218.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In The Order of Things, Foucault writes that the interest in formal languages opens up ‘the possibility, and the task, of applying a second critique of pure reason on the basis of new forms of the ... More


And Jesus Wept … Poetry in a Time of Terror! Agha Shahid Ali

Hoshang Merchant

in Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The poem is from Shahid Ali’s last book Rooms Are Never Finished (2002). It compares Ali’s family troubles to the troubles of Karbala. Ali’s mother is compared to Hussein’s sister Zainab. Ali himself ... More


The Violence of the Supermax: Toward a Phenomenological Aesthetics of Prison Space

Adrian Switzer

in Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265299
eISBN:
9780823266685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265299.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the problem of violence in Supermax prisons from a dual phenomenological and aesthetic perspective. A review of the sociological evidence on the relationship between ... More


Welcome to the Rhizosphere

Christy Wampole

in Rootedness: The Ramifications of a Metaphor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226317656
eISBN:
9780226317793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317793.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter outlines the ways in which the root has been imagined as an archetypal image. In Hans Blumenberg’s terms, the root metaphor is an absolute metaphor, given that he uses it in his very ... More


Writing, Naturally

Michael Jackson

in The Other Shore: Essays on Writers and Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275249
eISBN:
9780520954823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275249.003.0020
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

What phenomenology asks of us is that we cultivate, as best we can, a disinterested attitude toward the world, such that it may be seen from a standpoint other than our own, and thereby continually ... More


Philopoetic Somnambulism: An Imaginary Freedom

Kyoo Lee

in Reading Descartes Otherwise: Blind, Mad, Dreamy, and Bad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244843
eISBN:
9780823250738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244843.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Following the narrative order and drive of the First Meditation, this stage of reading pushes that “touch of madness” further, and frame the “threefold” dream of Descartes, the progenitor of ... More


Cornered Reflection: With and around an Evil Genius

Kyoo Lee

in Reading Descartes Otherwise: Blind, Mad, Dreamy, and Bad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244843
eISBN:
9780823250738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244843.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Focusing on Descartes’ strategy of fusing logical reasoning and figural thinking, this last chapter phenomenologizes the evil genius “argument” narratively. We see how and why the issue of the ... More


Giving a Face to Place in the Present: Bachelard, Foucault, Deleuze and Guattari, Derrida, Irigaray

Edward S. Casey

in The Fate of Place: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520276031
eISBN:
9780520954564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276031.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter sketches some of the most promising and evocative contemporary engagements with place. Not claiming to be exhaustive of the whole picture in the present, these vignettes are meant to ... More


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