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Perelandra: Paradise Reframed: Keeping Time on Planet Venus

Sanford Schwartz

in C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Perelandra, the second volume of the Space Trilogy. Once again Lewis’s target is the modern evolutionary or “developmental” paradigm, but in this novel the emphasis shifts ... More


Becoming Otherwise: The Transformative Encounterin Ananda Devi’s Writing

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter investigates the concept of becoming otherwise in Ananda Devi’s writing as a form of resistance to socio-cultural hierarchies of difference in Indo-Mauritian and Indian contexts. The ... More


Naughty Berlin? New Women, New Spaces, and Erotic Confusion

Jill Suzanne Smith

in Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452673
eISBN:
9780801469701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452673.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter studies the conflation of prostitute and “New Woman,” and discusses whether the sexually freewheeling atmosphere of Weimar Berlin caused the overt expression of female desire and ... More


Nietzsche and the Becoming of Life

Vanessa Lemm (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262861
eISBN:
9780823266524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262861.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Throughout his writing career Nietzsche advocates the affirmation of earthly life as a way to counteract nihilism and asceticism. This volume takes stock of the complexities and wide-ranging ... More


Film Bodies (Becomings and Embodiment)

Martine Beugnet

in Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on corporeality and explores forms of cinematic ‘becomings’ and cinematic embodiment. It argues that the films evoke the uncertainty of identity through their exploration of the ... More


Introduction

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The introduction explains the notion of the feminine symptom and its operation in Aristotle’s metaphysics and biological becoming as the inexplicable coincidence of chance disruption and teleological ... More


The Errant Feminine in Plato’s Timaeus

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter returns to Plato’s Timaeus as the cosmological precursor of Aristotle’s natural philosophy. It focuses on the central part of the dialogue, where a “third kind” or “errant cause” is ... More


Toward a Philosophy of the Impersonal

in Terms of the Political: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242641
eISBN:
9780823242689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242641.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 10 begins by illustrating how, as a response to globalization, political, philosophical, and juridical thought focuses upon the category of the person as the subject of modern, democratic ... More


The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Amaleena Damlé

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Following a long tradition of objectification, twentieth-century French feminism has often sought to liberate the female body from the confines of patriarchal logos and to inscribe its rhythms in ... More


Toward the Body of the Overman

Debra Bergoffen

in Nietzsche and the Becoming of Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262861
eISBN:
9780823266524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262861.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This paper is (pre)occupied with two bodies: the body of the last man and the body of the Overman. As Nietzsche tells us that the Overman will appear only when the last man has disappeared, it ... More


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