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Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Paul Crowther

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism (Clarendon Press, 1993) argued that art and aesthetic experiences have the capacity to humanize. In this book, the author develops this theme in ... More


Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism

Paul Crowther

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236238
eISBN:
9780191597268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236239.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Considerable controversy has raged around the question of postmodern culture and its products. This book attempts to overcome some of the antagonistic viewpoints involved by developing themes from ... More


 Talking Back to Feminist Postmodernism: What's Wrong with Discursive Bodies?

Bonnie Mann

in Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter focuses on a feminist account of the body that returns it to its flesh and blood, while taking into account the theoretical developments that turned the body into a text. Topics ... More


Throwing Like a Girl: *: A Phenomenology of Feminine Body Comportment, Motility, and Spatiality

Iris Marion Young

in On Female Body Experience: “Throwing Like a Girl” and Other Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195161922
eISBN:
9780199786664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161920.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This essay describes experience and oppressions of feminine styles of comportment, tracing in a provisional way some of the basic modalities of feminine body comportment, manner of moving, and ... More


What She Knew in Her Body: An Introduction

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195328158
eISBN:
9780199777143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328158.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Arguing that social location is a kind of knowledge borne in the body, chapter 1 demonstrates the significance of that insight for a cultural history of Christian origins. The chapter’s theoretical ... More


Mary in Childbirth

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195328158
eISBN:
9780199777143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328158.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 4 examines the earliest representations of Mary in childbirth in writings dating from the second and early third centuries, including Odes of Solomon, Ascension of Isaiah, Protevangelium of ... More


Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

David Woodruff Smith and Amie L. Thomasson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199272457
eISBN:
9780191709951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Philosophical work on the mind flowed in two streams through the 20th century: phenomenology and analytic philosophy. The phenomenological tradition began with Brentano and was developed by such ... More


Introduction

David Woodruff Smith and Amie L. Thomasson

in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199272457
eISBN:
9780191709951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume involves both disciplinary and historical issues, and aims to integrate results and methods of the two disciplines in the interest of philosophy as a whole. There has been a long-standing ... More


On the Inescapability of Phenomenology

Taylor Carman

in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199272457
eISBN:
9780191709951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Dennett's intellectualist theory of consciousness trades on an equivocation between weaker and stronger claims that might be leveled against traditional psychology and epistemology. Only the weaker ... More


The Normative Nature of Perceptual Experience

Sean D. Kelly

in Perceiving the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195386196
eISBN:
9780199866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386196.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When we perceive an object or one of its properties, it is natural to think that the perception involves a representation of the thing or property seen. This paper argues that perception necessarily ... More


Attention and Sensorimotor Intentionality

Charles Siewert

in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199272457
eISBN:
9780191709951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In Phenomenology of Perception, Merleau–Ponty holds that sensory consciousness of place exhibits an indeterminacy that shows it is, in a sense, non-representational. But he thinks this does not ... More


Noli me tangere: A Fragment on Vision in Merleau-Ponty

Leonard Lawlor

in The Implications of Immanence: Toward a New Concept of Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226535
eISBN:
9780823235742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226535.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that what Merleau–Ponty is attempting to do, perhaps in all of his work, is to reconceive sensing, to use Merleau–Ponty's French, to reconceive, sentir. ... More


Disclosing the World: On the Phenomenology of Language

Andrew Inkpin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262033916
eISBN:
9780262333955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033916.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book examines the disclosive function of language—what language does in revealing or disclosing the world. It takes a phenomenological approach to this question, defined by the need to accord ... More


Alienation and Disalienation in Abstract Art

Paul Crowther

in Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

To be alienated is to be estranged from something. In the case of abstract art, its critics have held that such works are alienated in the sense of embodying a flight from reality into a vacuous ... More


Merleau-Ponty: Vision and Painting

Paul Crowther

in Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter discusses Merleau-Ponty's theory of painting, outlined in his final published paper, ‘Eye and Mind’ (1961). The theory embodies some of the crucial changes which had taken place in his ... More


On the “Existential Positivity of Our Ability to Be Deceived”

Mark A. Wrathall

in The Philosophy of Deception

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327939
eISBN:
9780199852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327939.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers a phenomenological interpretation and development of Nietzsche's observation that “a perspectival, deceptive character belongs to existence”. It uses Merleau–Ponty and Heidegger ... More


Immanence and Micropolitics: Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Deleuze

Christian Gilliam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417884
eISBN:
9781474435178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417884.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Christian Gilliam argues that a philosophy of ‘pure’ immanence is integral to the development of an alternative understanding of ‘the political’; one that re-orients our understanding of the self ... More


From Différance to Embodiment: Subjectivity and Symbolic Formations

Paul Crowther

in Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236238
eISBN:
9780191597268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236239.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A critique of Derrida's approach to language using ideas from Merleau–Ponty. Focuses on an extended reappraisal of the notion of différance, and stresses the continuity that exists between perception ... More


Merleau‐Ponty: Perception into Art

Paul Crowther

in Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236238
eISBN:
9780191597268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236239.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Involves further development of the ideas from Merleau–Ponty broached in the previous chapter. Merleau–Ponty's account of the relation between perception and art is given a detailed exposition. It is ... More


The Promise of Democracy: Nonpossessive Freedom and Caring Solidarity

Fred Dallmayr

in Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter includes the testimony of a number of thinkers—some influenced by Heidegger—to elucidate the “promise of democracy.” It argues that democracy is not just a formal procedure but a dynamic ... More


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