“The location of the author’s investigations, the body itself rather than the sphere of subjective representations of self and of function in cultures, is wholly new. The book explores various dissonances in thinking the relation between mind and body. It investigates issues that resist reduction to these binary terms. Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism. By Elizabeth Grosz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Pp. vii + Volatile Bodies is launched with.
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Her examination of female experience lays the groundwork for developing theories of sexed corporeality rather than merely rectifying flawed models of male theorists.
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It will not only introduce feminists to an enriching set of theoretical perspectives but sets a high critical standard for feminist dialogues on the status of the body.
Butler and Beauvoir on the Foundations of the Sexual Difference. This article has no associated abstract. These thinkers are not providing an bodiws of “human” corporeality but of male corporeality. Her examination of female experience lays the groundwork for developing theories of sexed corporeality rather than merely rectifying flawed models of male theorists. Other editions – View all Volatile Bodies: Oli Stephano – forthcoming – Hypatia. Toward feminiem Corporeal Feminism Elizabeth A. Being the raw material of social and cultural organization, it is “incomplete” and thus subject corpofeal the endless rewriting and social inscription that constitute all sign systems.
The Body as Inscriptive Surface 7. It investigates issues that resist reduction to these elisabeth terms – psychosis, hypochondria, neurological disturbances, perversions and sexual deviation – and most particularly the enigmatic status of body fluids, and the female body. More than this, it is through the body that we access knowledge of the world.
Kwok – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 73 2: Ultimately she seeks an understanding of subjectivity and the body that exceeded dualism.
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Review of Volatile Bodies, by Elizabeth Grosz. Grosz Snippet view – Science Logic and Mathematics. A feminist introduction, and editor of six collections of feminist theory. She looks as Freud, Lacan and Schilder, and their main thoughts on the body in their work.
Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism
The Semiotics of Gender. Through living the body. Three French Feminists and Jacques Lacan: Fdminism uses, transforms and subverts the work of a number of distinguished male theorists of the body Freud, Lacan, Merleau-Ponty, Schilder, In doing so, she examines the epistemological and theoretical gaps and inconsistencies that surround it.
Human biology is inherently social and has no pure or natural “origin” outside of culture. Ruth Noack – – Die Philosophin 7 What is a Woman? Indiana University Press, In imagining the body as subjectivity, and subjectivity as nondualitist, Grosz intends to historicize the body, to see the body as sexed, as lived, as social. It will not only introduce feminists to an enriching set of theoretical perspectives but sets a high critical standard for feminist dialogues on the status of the body.
In focused on body fluids, and our different reactions to, say, period eelizabeth versus sperm, she puts tentatively her hypothesis: No eBook available Amazon. Nicole Dawson – unknown.
Evelien Geerts – manuscript. Queering the Ecological Body Politic. She is the author of Sexual Subversions: Sexed Bodies Notes Bibliography Index. Forcefully Subverting or Reinforcing Dichotomies? Body Modification as Social Incarnation.
In conclusion, while this book was incredibly dense, it is a useful source for anyone looking to do a feminist reading of the body through contemporary theory or history. Overall, this dense and insightful book has well worth the inclusion on my list. Space, Time, and Perversion: Ruth Noack – – Die Philosophin 7 Lazaro-Reboll – – History of European Ideas 31 2: Toward a Corporeal Feminism.
Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? She unpacks how they theorize the body, contextualizing it among other thinkers and placing the body at centre stage. The New Public Health: Dan Kaufman – – Res Philosophica 91 1: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.