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“This Ain't Religion”: Spiritual Healing and Reproductive Rights

Shawn Francis Peters

in When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how issues of reproductive rights have been implicated in cases of religion-based medical neglect. Its primary focus is on legal cases involving members of a New England sect ... More


Liu Cixin’s Three-Body Trilogy: Between the Sublime Cosmos and the Micro Era

Mingwei Song

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces the life and work of Liu Cixin, a Chinese science-fiction writer who has played a major role in reviving the genre in twenty-first-century China. The chapter discusses Liu’s ... More


“Great Wall Planet”: Estrangements of Chinese Science Fiction

Veronica Hollinger

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In “‘Great Wall Planet’: Estrangements of Chinese Science Fiction,” Veronica Hollinger offers a few observations about Chinese SF, specifically in terms of its potential to defamiliarize what ... More


GA: Armani’s Giorgio Armani

Paul Brooker and Margaret Hayward

in Rational Leadership: Developing Iconic Corporations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825395
eISBN:
9780191864063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825395.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The Armani high-fashion example illustrates the importance of adaptive rational methods in his founding and developing of an iconic high-fashion firm. Armani adapted stylistically to fashion’s new ... More


Lesbian Hymen-mending by Celestina and Wittig

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Lesbian Body was written by Monique Wittig. Within the text, lists of anatomical names for parts of the lesbian body interweaved with the narratives that discuss the mutual dismembering and ... More


The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Guillaume Collett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Guillaume Collett questions to what extent we can locate Deleuze within the Lacanian School during the late-1960s, prior to Guattari. In so doing, he offers a new, integrated reading of Deleuze’s The ... More


Dissecting the Doctor: Mr. Jekyll, Dr. Hyde, and Robert Knox

Caroline McCracken-Flesher

in The Doctor Dissected: A Cultural Autopsy of the Burke and Hare Murders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766826
eISBN:
9780190252854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766826.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at Robert Louis Stevenson's “The Body Snatcher.” Thoroughly subjected by Scotland and by period medicine, Stevenson writes here as if he has at last escaped the clutch of both, and ... More


The Body of the Letter: From Name-of-the-Father to Re-père

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Freud considers the Oedipus complex – the classical narrative of the boy’s desire to sleep with his mother and to kill his father – to constitute the ‘peak of infantile sexuality’.1 For Freud, in the ... More


The Three Syntheses of the Body: From the Voice to Speech

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Firstly, this marriage of language and the unconscious – or this paradoxical unity of sense and nonsense – appears to allude to the work of the Lacanian school, which he later adds has ‘completely ... More


Gothic Medicine: Written on the Body

Ann Davies

in Contemporary Spanish Gothic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474402996
eISBN:
9781474426732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402996.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The final chapter draws on Judith Halberstam's theorisation of the Gothic as the postindustrial production and consumption of excess, to consider the contemporary Gothic body and the efforts of ... More


The Naming Power of the Word

David Nowell Smith

in Sounding/Silence: Martin Heidegger at the Limits of Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251537
eISBN:
9780823252947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251537.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter approaches Heidegger's thinking on language through the motif of ‘naming’. Naming is not simply an unmediated saying of being, but rather a quasi-performative ‘bringing-into-name’, by ... More


Heidegger's Figures

David Nowell Smith

in Sounding/Silence: Martin Heidegger at the Limits of Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251537
eISBN:
9780823252947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251537.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The chapter treats the much debated question of Heidegger's account of metaphor, and starts by addressing the apparent metaphoricity of his own writing. It notes that ‘metaphor’ can often be used to ... More


Logic of the Phantasm: From Speech to the Verb

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Now, while we have established that in ultimately speaking the event speech genetically founds language, it is nonetheless ultimately language which expresses the event by retroactively framing ... More


The Speculative Univocity of Being and Language: From the Verb to Univocity

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There are many ways to view the genesis of sense in The Logic of Sense. One way that has been emphasised in the secondary literature is as the emergence of consciousness from the body’s affects.1 ... More


Tercer Sonido

John Mowitt

in Sounds: The Ambient Humanities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284623
eISBN:
9780520960404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284623.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter assesses the odd sound, or sound oddity, of “thirdness”—tercer sonido (third sound). A term that finds its current philosophical footing in the work of Charles Sanders Peirce, thirdness ... More


“The Man Who Lost His Body”

Jonathan Cole

in Losing Touch: A man without his body

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778875
eISBN:
9780191834608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778875.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

This chapter concern’s Ian’s visit to the USA to meet Charles Freed, who had become deafferented aged 60. Oliver Sacks had sent some film of Charles from Howard Poizner’s US lab, and it was arranged ... More


Men and Guns

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter is an in-depth analysis of how men and masculinity shape gun carry discourses, and it utilizes masculinity theories, including the importance of manhood acts and the cultural production ... More


Conclusion: Endings

Emily Suzanne Clark

in Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628783
eISBN:
9781469628806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628783.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Conclusion examines endings. It describes the Cercle Harmonique’s view of death, or what was simply the end of life in the material world. Death was not to be feared, for it meant the escape of ... More


Introduction

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

While subtitled ‘Deleuze and the Lacanian School’, the primary aim of the present book is to provide a close reading of Deleuze’s 1969 work The Logic of Sense faithful to the text. This presents an ... More


Theatres of Terror and Cruelty: From Noise to the Voice

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

While, for many, Deleuze’s philosophy is synonymous with his concept of the ‘body without organs’, and even though he first explicitly develops this concept in The Logic of Sense, a large part of the ... More


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