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Thinking through feeling: critical theory and the affective turn

Simon Mussell

in Critical Theory and Feeling: The Affective Politics of the Early Frankfurt School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105707
eISBN:
9781526132253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105707.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 sets out the theoretical terrain on which the wider project is based. It begins by revisiting some of the founding tenets of critical theory in the context of the establishment of the ... More


Introduction: Voice, Voicetracks, New Materialism

Norie Neumark

in Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter establishes the theoretical underpinnings of the book, introducing theories of voice, new materialism, posthumanism, carnal and situated knowledge, and affect. It discusses the unusual ... More


Introduction

S. Scott Graham

in The Politics of Pain Medicine: A Rhetorical-Ontological Inquiry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226264059
eISBN:
9780226264196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226264196.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction to the Politics of Pain traces the recent history of simultaneous efforts in pain science as well as rhetoric of science and science and technology studies to develop new integrated ... More


Tingles of Matter, Tangles of Theology: Bodies of the New(ish) Materialism

Catherine Keller

in Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276455
eISBN:
9780823277094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers a bodily becoming neither human nor divine but entangled in both. In conversation with Karen Barad, quantum entanglement discloses the relational ontology—the “agential ... More


Introduction: Tangled Matters

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

It is not just that we are entangled in matter—we subjects who read, write, and ruminate on what “we” are. We are materializations entangled in other materializations; we happen in our mattering. ... More


Matter in the Shadows: Feminist New Materialism and the Practices of Colonialism

Deboleena Roy and Banu Subramaniam

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In recent years, key debates in feminist theory have emphasized questions regarding the status of matter and materiality of the body. While these questions have lead to increased attention to ... More


New Material Feminisms and Historical Materialism: A Diffractive Reading of Two (Ostensibly) Unrelated Perspectives

Hanna Meißner

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores possibilities of productively confronting new materialism’s critique of the anthropocentric notion of agency as a human privilege with historical materialism’s social ontology ... More


Introduction

Thomas Nail

in Marx in Motion: A New Materialist Marxism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197526477
eISBN:
9780197526514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526477.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Political Philosophy

This book reads Marx as a philosopher of movement and motion, inspired by his earliest writings in his dissertation. From this unique perspective, the book argues that Marx was not a historical ... More


Praxiography of Representation

S. Scott Graham

in The Politics of Pain Medicine: A Rhetorical-Ontological Inquiry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226264059
eISBN:
9780226264196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226264196.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces readers to the Midwest Pain Group, an interdisciplinary organization of pain management specialists devoted to the establishment of a new pain ontology, grounded in an ... More


Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Victoria Pitts-Taylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

21st Century feminists are re-imagining nature, biology, and matter in feminist thought and critically addressing new developments in biology, physics, neuroscience, epigenetics and other scientific ... More


Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Historically speaking, theology can be said to operate “materiaphobically.” Protestant Christianity in particular has bestowed upon theology a privilege of the soul over the body and belief over ... More


An organization’s relationship to violence: Reading communication and agency through feminist new materialism

Kate Lockwood Harris

in Beyond the Rapist: Title IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190876920
eISBN:
9780190876968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876920.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Two sets of assumptions—ones about communication and ones about agency—shape debates over the violence–organization relationship. When scholars and laypersons suggest that words are mere symbols that ... More


The Question of Materiality in Environmental Politics

John M. Meyer

in Engaging the Everyday: Environmental Social Criticism and the Resonance Dilemma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028905
eISBN:
9780262327107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028905.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The role and position of materiality is — perhaps surprisingly — deeply divisive among both scholars and activists concerned with environmental sustainability. On the one hand is an account – often ... More


Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Norie Neumark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Moved by Aboriginal or Indigenous understandings of tracks, Norie Neumark’s Voicetracks seeks to deepen understandings of voice through listening to a variety of media and contemporary art works from ... More


Coda: Old Materialism, or Romantic Marx

Amanda Jo Goldstein

in Sweet Science: Romantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458441
eISBN:
9780226458588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226458588.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Each of the book’s chapters differently argues for a Romantic poetic conjunction, through the problem of natural “life,” between materialisms of nature associated with Enlightenment science and the ... More


Introduction: Virginia Woolf and the Materiality of Theorys

Derek Ryan

in Virginia Woolf and the Materiality of Theory: Sex, Animal, Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676439
eISBN:
9780748684359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676439.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introduction clarifies the book’s use of the terms ‘materiality’ and ‘theory’ and outlines why the relationship between them is important for Woolf studies. It begins with a discussion of ... More


Telling Nonhuman Stories: ‘The secret contours of objects’

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter puts the novels of Jim Crace in conversation with Graham Harman’s Object-Oriented Philosophy. Beginning with a discussion of the development of OOP in contradistinction to Bruno Latour’s ... More


The Posthuman: What Are the Digital Posthumanities?

Gary Hall

in Pirate Philosophy: For a Digital Posthumanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034401
eISBN:
9780262332217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034401.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What forms might critical theory take when the focus is not only on what a theorist writes, but also on the theory he or she acts out and performs? Chapter 4 addresses this question by means of a ... More


The New Materialism

David Wood

in Deep Time, Dark Times: On Being Geologically Human

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281367
eISBN:
9780823286010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281367.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Post-humanism throws up deep questions about agency and responsibility at a point in human and terrestrial history at which we most urgently need answers. Do new materialists—a cluster of ... More


The Phenomenology of Life

Gavin Flood

in Religion and the Philosophy of Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836124
eISBN:
9780191873478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836124.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter takes up more explicitly the problem concerning the relationship between life understood as a system or process and life in relation to the person. This is to re-tell the story of the ... More


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