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Psychoanalytic Models: Freud's Debt to Philosophy and His Copernican Revolution

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter analyzes Freud's debt to, and impact on, philosophy. It begins by distinguishing between the many influences on the young Freud and the formal debt he owed to transcendental philosophy. ... More


The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Giovanna Colombetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this book I conceptualize various affective phenomena from the perspective of the “enactive” approach in cognitive science and philosophy of mind. I begin by arguing that affectivity is not a ... More


Aestheticist Ethics

Peter Poellner

in Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Normativity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583676
eISBN:
9780191745294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583676.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter seeks to clarify the normative grounds and some of the contents of Nietzsche's evaluative commitments. It is argued that attempts to ground these commitments in the psychology of the ... More


The Spiritual Automaton: Spinoza's Science of the Mind

Eugene Marshall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675531
eISBN:
9780191758959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675531.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book provides a systematic account of Spinoza’s philosophy of mind. This account presents Spinoza’s concept of the mind as affective mechanism, one that, when rational, behaves as a spiritual ... More


Six

Juan Manuel Garrido

in On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239351
eISBN:
9780823239399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter suggests that the traditional conception of life informs Heidegger's understanding of being in Being and Time's existential analytics. Being and time excludes life from ontology because ... More


Constituting Bodies – from Subjectivity and Affect to the Becoming-woman of the Cinematic

Barbara M. Kennedy

in Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611348
eISBN:
9780748652310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores how Gilles Deleuze takes us beyond subjectivity, subsuming it through the thinking of affect and becoming-woman, and beyond into sensation. It elaborates on the notion that the ... More


Birth Messages

Robbi E. Davis-Floyd

in Birth as an American Rite of Passage

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229327
eISBN:
9780520927216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229327.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents a step-by-step demonstration of how obstetrical procedures work to map the technocratic model of birth onto the woman's perceptions of her labor and birth experience. It ... More


What is ‘Postcolonial’?

Simone Bignall

in Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 6 considers the content of the notion of the ‘postcolonial’ in more detail, and in relation to the notion of the subject that was developed in previous chapters. Drawing from Foucault's ... More


Migration, Space, and Belonging

Valentina Napolitano

in Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233188
eISBN:
9780520928473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233188.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explores the prisms of belonging that emerge in the relationship between urban and rural space in Mexico. It presents people's narratives about the home, the neighborhood, the city and ... More


Enactivist Interventions: Rethinking the Mind

Shaun Gallagher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794325
eISBN:
9780191840722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794325.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Enactivist Interventions explores central issues in the contemporary debates about embodied cognition, addressing interdisciplinary questions about intentionality, representation, affordances, the ... More


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