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Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Aaron Kerner and Jonathan Knapp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme Cinema surveys post-millennial trends in transnational cinema—particularly in its highly stylized treatment of explicit sex and violence. In many cases these cinematic embellishments skirt ... More


Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

J. Michelle Coghlan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In refocusing attention on the Paris Commune as a key event in American political and cultural memory, Sensational Internationalism radically changes our understanding of the relationship between ... More


The Work of the Mind

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter confronts Humboldt's innovative post-Kantian thought with Locke's contribution to the human understanding. It explores the way different languages build concepts. Language is taken as ... More


A Seeing and Feeling Worldview

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter points out that the term ‘worldview’ unfortunately stresses the visual nature of understanding and perception at the expense of the other senses. Perception and sensation involve smell, ... More


Figures of Life

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Figures of Life’ examines time and death via Deleuze and Guattari’s concepts of power, freedom, figure, sensation and counter-actualisation or productive re-enactment. Through an ostensibly shocking ... More


Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Nadine Boljkovac

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Untimely Affects offers an interweaving of Deleuzian philosophy and close film analysis to discern the potential of art in the face of global ongoing devastations. How does thought persist ... More


Unexpected pleasures

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that while marathon swimming is commonly understood through the lens of suffering, swimmers are also drawn to it by its potential for intoxicating pleasures. The chapter explores ... More


Making A Body without Organs: Amélie Nothomb’s An-Organic Flux of Immanence

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/9780748668212.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores hunger and the anorexic body in Amélie Nothomb’s autofictional work. It analyses relations between hunger, desire and pleasure, sensation and immanence, investigates the making ... More


Bare Life and Philosophical Life in Aristotle, Spinoza, and Heidegger

Miguel Vatter

in The Republic of the Living: Biopolitics and the Critique of Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256013
eISBN:
9780823261291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256013.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this chapter, the relation between biological and political life is discussed in light of the ideal of a philosophical life as a life that approximates a materialist, anti-spiritualist conception ... 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


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