Embodied Selves by S. Gonzalez-arnalEmbodied Selves by S. Gonzalez-arnal

Embodied Selves

byS. Gonzalez-arnalEditorG. Jagger, K. Lennon

Hardcover | December 15, 2012

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This interdisciplinary collection explores the role the body plays in constituting our sense of self, signalling the interplay between material embodiment, social meaning, and material and social conditions.
LINDA MARTÍN ALCOFF Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, USA STEPHEN BURWOOD Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hull, UK MADDY COY Deputy Director of CWASU in London Metropolitan University, UK PAUL GILBERT Emeritus Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University...
Title:Embodied SelvesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:258 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.9 inPublished:December 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230299741

ISBN - 13:9780230299740

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Table of Contents

Introduction Gender and Reproduction; L.Alcoff Biology and the Metaphysics of Sex Difference; K.Lennon 'All human beings are pregnant, both in body and in soul': The Bisexual Imaginary in Plato's Symposium; S.Sandford Personal Identity and Transsexual Narratives; S.Gonzalez-Arnal The Embodiment of Cultural Identity; P.Gilbert This Body Which is not Mine: The Nnotion of the Habit Body, Prostitution and (Dis)embodiment; M.Coy Turned into Body by the Other; S.Burwood Disability and the Thinking Body; J.Leach Scully Hearing deafness: Subjectness, Articulateness and Communicability; A.Schriempf The Voice of Pain: The Semiotic and Embodied Subjectivity; M.Inahara Hospitality and 'the Gift of Life': Reconfiguring the Other in Heart Transplantation; M.Shildrick Embodied Subjectivity, Power and Resistance: Bourdieu and Butler on the Problem of Determinism; G.Jagger Suffering, Silence and Social Weightlessness: Honneth and Bourdieu on Embodiment and Power; L.McNay