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Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Penny McCall Howard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

How do fishers extend their bodies and senses to work beneath the surface of the sea in places they cannot see, have never been, and could not survive in? And at what risk? This book explores how ... More


The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch

Matthew Fulkerson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019965
eISBN:
9780262318471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book offers a philosophical account of human touch, one informed and constrained by empirical work on touch. It begins by arguing that human touch, despite its functional diversity, is a single, ... More


The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

Deborah Martin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090349
eISBN:
9781526109606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the release of her debut feature, La ciénaga, in 2001, Argentine director Lucrecia Martel has gained worldwide recognition for her richly allusive, elliptical and sensorial film-making. The ... More


Transplant

John Wynne and Tim Wainwright

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Transplant is a project comprised of materials gathered while photographer Tim Wainwright and John Wynne were artists-in-residence for a year at Harefield Hospital just outside London, one of the ... More


English Benedictine Nuns in Exile in the Seventeenth Century: Living Spirituality

Laurence Lux-Sterritt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110022
eISBN:
9781526124227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110022.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Between 1598 and 1800, an estimated 3, 271 Catholic women left England to enter convents on the Continent. This study focuses more particularly upon those who became Benedictines in the seventeenth ... More


The Theory of Forms

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

With chapter 10, the author starts the long study of the Republic, which lasts for 9 chapters. This chapter discusses the relevance of the theory of forms for Plato’s ethics. Considering the crucial ... More


Inner Senses and the Changing Face of Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Kevin Heffernan

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses significant trends in contemporary Hong Kong horror film including the growing importance of transnational co-productions, export markets, and a fertile cross-breeding of ... More


Sensing cultures: cinema, ethnography and the senses

David Howes

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This essay reflects on various contributions to the Beyond Text volume, from the point of view of the anthropology of the senses. It makes the point that sensory anthropology has a long history in ... More


What place for the senses in contemplative life?

Laurence Lux-Sterritt

in English Benedictine Nuns in Exile in the Seventeenth Century: Living Spirituality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110022
eISBN:
9781526124227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110022.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Protestant critics of the early modern Catholic Church denounced what they sometimes described as its sensual approach to the sacred. In the convents, behavioural guidebooks exhorted the Sisters ... More


A Catholic Body?: Miracles, Secularity, and the Porous Self in Malta

Jon P. Mitchell

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Josh Brahinsky (2012) has recently argued that Protestant Pentecostals engage in processes of cultivating the body to generate a ‘modern sensorium’. This chapter considers what a modern Catholic ... More


Afterword: The Body and The Senses

Jo Winning

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What IS a body? What are its boundaries and its contours? Can we ever really know the body in its entirety, or only ever in its parts? How do we come to know the body through the senses? And what ... More


The Wager of Carnal Hermeneutics

Richard Kearney

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins by clarifying the idea of carnal hermeneutics as such, identifying historical anticipations and precedents, and laying out some directions in which future scholarship on the ... More


It Depends: Contingent Existence

Kriti Sharma

in Interdependence: Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265527
eISBN:
9780823266913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265527.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter opens with a question arising from sensory biology: How might we conceive of a “real world” or “common environment” shared by organisms with vastly different perceptual systems? Two ways ... More


A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: In the Realm of the Senses (1976–1982)

Kirsten Cather

in The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835873
eISBN:
9780824871604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835873.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter studies Ōshima Nagisa’s In the Realm of the Senses, as well as its censorship trial. The book is divided into three discrete sections: first, twenty-four 7-by-10-inch color still ... More


Birds’ Eye Views

Graham R. Martin

in The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199694532
eISBN:
9780191839979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694532.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

From views taken at high altitudes, to the videos recorded by cameras mounted on a flying eagle, so-called birds’ eye views are commonplace. But are they really what a bird sees? What really is a ... More


The Senses of Mixed Mathematics

Richard Oosterhoff

in Making Mathematical Culture: University and Print in the Circle of Lefèvre d'Étaples

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823520
eISBN:
9780191862151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823520.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, European Early Modern History

How did engagement with the new printed book reshape early modern disciplines? This chapter considers the rapidly changing area of Renaissance mathematics, focusing on two ‘mixed’ mathematical ... More


Are the Senses Silent?: Travis’s Argument from Looks

Keith A. Wilson

in The Philosophy of Charles Travis: Language, Thought, and Perception

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198783916
eISBN:
9780191826566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783916.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

Many philosophers and scientists take perceptual experience, whatever else it involves, to be representational. In ‘The Silence of the Senses’, Charles Travis argues that this view involves a kind of ... More


Meditation I and the Method of Doubt

Georges Dicker

in Descartes: An Analytic and Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195380323
eISBN:
9780190267452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195380323.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter summarizes the key points in the First Meditation, and raises the question of whether or not the arguments set forth are self-refuting. The first two—the Deceptiveness of the Senses ... More


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