Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 101 items

  • Keywords: sexual difference x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Interval: Relation and Becoming in Irigaray, Aristotle, and Bergson

Rebecca Hill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823237241
eISBN:
9780823240708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823237241.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book offers a sustained analysis of the concept grounding Irigaray's thought: the constitutive yet incalculable interval of sexual difference. In an extension of Irigaray's project, it takes up ... More


Conclusion: Interval as Relation, Interval as Becoming

Rebecca Hill

in The Interval: Relation and Becoming in Irigaray, Aristotle, and Bergson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823237241
eISBN:
9780823240708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823237241.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This concluding chapter traces the relationship between the presentation of the interval as relation addressed in Part One of the book and the presentation of the interval as becoming sketched in ... More


The Metaphysics of Gender and Sexual Difference

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on women's specifically gendered identity and its basis in sexual difference. It argues that there are persuasive grounds for an objective rather than totally fluid account of ... More


Divine Love: Luce Irigaray, Women, Gender, and Religion

Morny Joy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055232
eISBN:
9781781700792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055232.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book explores the work of Luce Irigaray, one of the most influential and controversial figures in feminist thought—although Irigaray herself disclaims the term ‘feminism’. Irigaray's work stands ... More


Challenging the Normal and the Perverse: Feminist Speculations on Sexual Preference

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The “loose women” described in this book pose a threat to patriarchy by challenging the constraints of monogamy imposed on women by an androcentric heterosexuality. However, women in search of sexual ... More


Sexual Difference

Andrea Hurst

in Derrida Vis-à-vis Lacan: Interweaving Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228744
eISBN:
9780823235179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228744.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A Lacanian account of sexual difference exemplifies the logic of différance. This chapter addresses a trouble that both Lacan and Derrida persistently grapple with: that ... More


Biology and the Nature of Females

Carl N. Degler

in In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195077070
eISBN:
9780199853991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195077070.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines social scientists' study of the influence of biology and the nature of females in terms of differences in human behavior. One of those who took a look at how physiological ... More


A Freudian Curiosity

RACHEL BOWLBY

in Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199566228
eISBN:
9780191710407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566228.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter involves detailed readings of what Freud says about children's early questions about what they do not yet know as sexuality: Where do babies come from? What is the difference between ... More


1 Between Myth and History: The Tragedy of Antigone

Luce Irigaray

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the Antigone myth and its unveiling in history from the context of sexual difference. Sexual difference is the most basic and universal difference, starting from which we can ... More


Sexed Bodies, Married Bodies, and Dead Bodies

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores three topics in Cathar understandings of male and female bodies, set against the background of contemporary Catholic belief. The first topic is sexual difference and lust. It ... More


View: