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Lived Body vs. Gender:: Reflections on Social Structure and Subjectivity

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:
10.1093/0195161920.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This essay evaluates Toril Moi’s arguments for abandoning the concept of gender for feminist theory and replacing it with the concept of lived body derived from existential phenomenology. It agrees ... 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


Life = Body Plus X

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the human body and examines a commonly used name for the invisible something, the spirit or soul, denoted by X. It is assumed that the body cannot live without a soul and the ... More


Organic Bodies, Part I: Nature and Structure

Justin E. H. Smith

in Divine Machines: Leibniz and the Sciences of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141787
eISBN:
9781400838721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141787.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Leibniz's theory of organic body. In his early animal–economical texts, for the most part Leibniz is interested in the motion of animal bodies but not the force that underlies ... More


The Hour of the Dissectors

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0031
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The great empire of Alexander broke apart into four kingdoms after his death in 323 bc. This chapter examines only Alexandria, a center of Greek learning and knowledge. The change in the environment ... More


The Chemistry of Cohesion and Decay

Gad Freudenthal

in Aristotle’s Theory of Material Substance: Heat and Pneuma, Form and Soul

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198238645
eISBN:
9780191679704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238645.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter highlights some further aspects of Aristotle's account of material persistence of individual composite substances. It identifies the physical factors that, according to Aristotle, depend ... More


The Sphere of the Animal

Helmuth Plessner and J. M. Bernstein

in Levels of Organic Life and the Human: An Introduction to Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283996
eISBN:
9780823286140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283996.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes the phenomenological structure of body-environment relations (“positionality”) characteristic of animals, noting the ways this differs from plants. The phenomenon of frontality ... More


Primordial Affectivity

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter takes affectivity to refer broadly to a lack of indifference, and to a concern or interest in one’s own existence. As such, I argue, affectivity is a more pervasive and “deeper” ... More


How the Body Feels in Emotion Experience

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter is concerned with the phenomenological question of the bodily character of emotion experience: how is the body felt in emotion? I first provide a taxonomy of bodily feelings that applies ... More


Receptivity and Being-In

Leo Bersani

in Receptive Bodies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226579627
eISBN:
9780226579931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226579931.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter considers how breathing is the tiny human's first experience of their body's inescapable receptivity, a taking-in which is inseparable from a letting out. Breathing initiates the dual ... More


Animadversions (Technics after Capital)

in Counterfeit Capital: Poetic Labor and Revolutionary Irony

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758246
eISBN:
9780804786805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758246.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A written text that successfully marks out a site or space of critical distance and even a resistant stance in relation to capital gives us cause to ask whether there is not something about its ... More


Phenomenological Features of the Body

Havi Carel

in Phenomenology of Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199669653
eISBN:
9780191829925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669653.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter develops a phenomenological framework consisting of five interconnected themes. It examines Toombs’s essential features of illness as five losses: loss of wholeness, certainty, control, ... 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


Inside insights: A phenomenology of interoception

Drew Leder

in The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter undertakes a phenomenology of inner-body experience, starting with a focus on visceral interoception. While highly personal, such experience also reveals a level of the lived body that ... More


After Of Habit

Mark Sinclair

in Being Inclined: Félix Ravaisson's Philosophy of Habit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198844587
eISBN:
9780191880117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844587.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the reception of Ravaisson’s account of habit in later nineteenth- and twentieth-century French philosophy. The first two sections examine its reception in the work of Albert ... More


Body schema and body image in motor learning: refining Merleau-Ponty’s notion of body schema

Shogo Tanaka

in Body Schema and Body Image: New Directions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198851721
eISBN:
9780191886454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851721.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

The aim of this chapter is to explicate the interrelated roles of body schema and body image in motor learning and to shed light on the phenomenology of body image from a fresh perspective. The ... More


Husserl: The Problem of Affective Forces, Einfühlung, and a Phenomenological Unconscious

Bettina Bergo

in Anxiety: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539712
eISBN:
9780197539743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539712.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Following the Kantian “Copernican revolution,” Husserl’s phenomenology is the most powerful idealistic reformalization in twentieth century philosophy. He “corrected” Kant’s transcendental deduction ... More


The Life of Rhythm: Dewey, Relational Perception, and the “Cumulative Effect”

Garry L. Hagberg

in The Philosophy of Rhythm: Aesthetics, Music, Poetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199347773
eISBN:
9780199347896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199347773.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Chapter 6 poses the question: Why does rhythm speak to us so deeply? Patterns of accented or percussive sound that move us are meaningful, yet we find it hard to say what associations or connotations ... More


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