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Passivity Experience in Schizophrenia

Philip Gerrans

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philip Gerrans first explains the “predictive coding conception of cognition” which treats the mind as a hierarchy of cognitive systems devoted to the cancellation of error signals. Although the deep ... More


Introduction

Edward Lamberti

in Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Part 3 considers the work of director Paul Schrader. Schrader is not as intuitive a fit for Emmanuel Levinas as the Dardennes or even Schroeder: many of Schrader’s films focus on a lone figure ... More


Passivity and Responsibility in The Comfort of Strangers, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist and Adam Resurrected

Edward Lamberti

in Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Otherwise than Being, Emmanuel Levinas talks of ethics state as being ‘a passivity more passive than all passivity’, the idea that we want nothing for ourselves and that this is what enables us to ... More


The Deleuzian Subject

Cheri Lynne Carr

in Deleuze's Kantian Ethos: Critique as a Way of Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474407717
eISBN:
9781474449724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407717.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his earliest work, Deleuze presents a relational theory of subjectivity in constant flux. The larval, passive flux becomes an active subject capable of saying “I” through the exercise of certain ... More


Protest and Resistance during the Clearances

Eric Richards

in Debating the Highland Clearances

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Highlanders were often thought of as victims of their own passivity and restraint during the Highland Clearances: broken by the impact of Culloden, they withdrew into a pathetic stoicism and met ... More


Sexual Difference in Potentiality and Actuality

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this chapter, Aristotle’s understanding of being in terms of potentiality (dunamis) and actuality (energeia or entelecheia) in Metaphysics IX is analyzed in relation to sexual difference, and ... More


Existential Reduction and the Object of Truth

Frank Chouraqui

in Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254118
eISBN:
9780823261116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Merleau-Ponty’s challenge to the Husserlian theory of phenomenological reduction. Unlike Husserl’s version, Merleau-Ponty’s reduction cannot be operated by consciousness itself, ... More


Trance Mediums and New Media: The Heritage of a European Term

Erhard Schüttpelz

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the era between 1784 and 1890, trance mediums and their mediumism formed a boundary object between religious and secular, scientific and magical, medical and aesthetic interests and group ... More


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