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Title Perspectives on embodiment : the intersections of nature and culture / edited by Gail Weiss & Honi Fern Haber
Published New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 270 pages) : portrait
Contents pt. 1. Identifying bodies and bodily identification. Critical resistance: Foucault and Bourdieu / David Couzens -- The soul of America: whiteness and the disappearing of bodies in the progressive era / Tracy Fessenden -- The abject borders of the body image / Gail Weiss -- Claiming one's identity: a constructivist/narrativist approach / Sean P. O'Connell -- pt. 2. Embodied mind: phenomenological approaches to cognitive science, psychology, and anthropology. Embodies reason / Mark L. Johnson -- The challenge of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of embodiment for cognitive science / Hubert L. Dreyfus and Stuart E. Dreyfus --Affordance: an ecological approach to first philosophy / John T. Sanders --Embodiment and cultural phenomenology / Thomas J. Csordas -- pt. 3. Rewriting the history of the body. Returning the gaze: the American response to the French critique of ocularcentrism / Martin Jay -- The epoch of the body: need and demand in Koj͡eve and Lacan / Charles Shepherdson -- Disciplining the dead / Kevin O'Neill -- The preservation and ownership of the body / Thomas F. Tierney
Summary A collection of essays from contributors including Martin Jay, Hubert Dreyfus and David Hoy, this text offers a look at the ways in which nature and culture interact to produce embodied subjects
Notes Papers "inspired by a National Endowment for the Humanities summer institute on embodiment ... held at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1994"--Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Body image -- Congresses.
Body schema -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Haber, Honi Fern, 1958-
Weiss, Gail, 1959-
LC no. 98022730
ISBN 0203905253 (electronic bk.)
0203906497 (electronic bk.)
0415915856 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0415915864 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780203905258 (electronic bk.)
9780203906491 (electronic bk.)
9780415915854 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780415915861 (paperback; alk. paper)