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Spirituality in the Flesh: Bodily Sources of Religious Experiences

Robert C. Fuller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369175
eISBN:
9780199871186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369175.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the biological underpinnings of religion. We can only experience, the book argues, what our bodies allow us to experience. As a consequence, religious thought and feeling are ... More


Introduction: Evolution, Biology, Culture, and Film

Torben Grodal

in Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter advocates an embodied approach to studying the film experience because mind and body is a functional totality, and it argues that film studies and other fields within the humanities ... More


Incarnate Experience

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals with different kinds of experiences that pertain to corporeality. It distinguishes between “embodied experience” and “incarnate experience” where the latter includes visitations of ... More


Texture - A Cognitive Aesthetics of Reading

Peter Stockwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625819
eISBN:
9780748651511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625819.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book represents the latest advances in cognitive poetics. It builds feeling and embodied experience on to the insights into meaningfulness that the cognitive approach to literature has achieved ... More


Situated approaches to musical experience

Christoph Seibert

in Music and Consciousness 2: Worlds, Practices, Modalities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198804352
eISBN:
9780191842672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804352.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Informed by a review of recent attempts in cognitive science to overcome head-bound conceptions of the mind, this chapter investigates the contribution of ‘situated’ approaches to understanding music ... More


Pollution Comes Home and Gets Personal: Women’s Experience of Household Chemical Exposure

Rebecca Gasior Altman, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Julia Green Brody, Ruthann A. Rudel, Phil Brown, and Mara Averick

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter shifts the focus to embodied experiences and examines Cape Cod residents' discovery of and response to pollution exposures inside their homes and bodies. Science—not just the direct ... More


Acquaintance in an Experience of Perception-cum-Action

David Woodruff Smith

in Acquaintance: New Essays

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198803461
eISBN:
9780191841644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803461.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In everyday perception, we experience a direct acquaintance with things in our surroundings, say, as I see this tennis ball before me. In everyday action, we also experience a direct acquaintance ... More


Epilogue

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/9780520233188.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the political narrative of identity, language representations, and embodied experience in Mexico. It discusses the relation between modernity and urbanization in Mexico and ... More


Ageing in the ancestral homeland: ethno-biographical reflections on return migration in later life

Anastasia Christou (ed.)

in Return migration in later life: International perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores first and second generation Greek-Danish migration and relocation to the ancestral homeland in relation to issues of ageing and belonging. Through ethnographic and life story ... More


Conclusion

Jeffrey A. Summit

in Singing God's Words: The Performance of Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199844081
eISBN:
9780190497071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844081.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

While this book focuses on the meaning of reading Torah, it is ultimately a book about spiritual experience in contemporary American Jewish communities. Through the performance of biblical chant, ... More


Spaces between, Still (Inter)Acting

Sharon Irish

in Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816660957
eISBN:
9781452946276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816660957.003.0009
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The conclusion discusses Lacy's recent projects and interests, as well as her continuing emphasis on the interconnectedness of things—the relationship between the mind and body, body and space, and ... More


Music and Analogy

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Foundations of Musical Grammar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190653637
eISBN:
9780190653668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653637.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter reviews recent research on analogy and explains how humans’ capacity for analogical thought shapes the production and comprehension of music. The chapter includes an introduction to ... More


Alcohol Use Disorders: A Developmental Science Approach to Etiology

Hiram E. Fitzgerald and Leon I. Puttler (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190676001
eISBN:
9780190676032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676001.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Chapters in this volume reflect, to one degree or another, eight critical aspects of contemporary research attempting to understand the etiologic processes that heighten risk or resilience factors ... More


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