“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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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. The Human Sciences in a Biological Age. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson – – Hypatia 26 3: She further provides the 3 main lines of investigation of the body inspired by cartesian thought.
More than this, it grpsz through the body that we foward knowledge of the world.
Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism
In doing so, she examines the epistemological and theoretical gaps and inconsistencies that surround it. I believe this work will be a landmark in future feminist thinking. Human biology is inherently social and has no pure or natural “origin” outside of culture. Science Logic and Mathematics.
Selected pages Title Page. Here she sees sexual difference as a form of abjection itself. Ultimately she seeks an understanding of subjectivity and the body that exceeded dualism. References to this book Enlightened Women: While Neitzche sees bodies a the cause of power, Foucault sees them as the field on which power operates.
Human biology is inherently social and has no pure or natural “origin” outside of culture. These thinkers are not providing an account of “human” corporeality but of male corporeality.
Feminism and Film Maggie Humm No preview available – This chapter looks specifically at the body as inscriptive surface. Being the raw material of social and cultural organization, it is “incomplete” and thus subject to the endless rewriting and social inscription that constitute all sign systems. Lazaro-Reboll – – History of European Ideas 31 2: Irreducibility and Sexual Difference. Catriona Sandilands – – Social Philosophy Today Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site!
It will not only introduce feminist to an enriching set of theoretical perspectives but set a high critical standard for feminist dialogues on the body.
In focused on body fluids, and our different reactions to, say, period blood versus sperm, she puts tentatively her hypothesis: Grosz Snippet view – Science Logic and Mathematics. I believe this work will be a landmark in future feminist thinking. Deleuze and Guattari’s Becoming- Woman.
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Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages. Forcefully Subverting or Reinforcing Dichotomies? Cartesian Substances, Individual Bodies, and Corruptibility.
elixabeth Sexed Bodies Notes Bibliography Index. Jessica Ringrose – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 43 6: Neurophysiology and Corporeal Mappings 4. Toward a Corporeal Feminism. Review of Volatile Bodies, by Elizabeth Grosz. Claire Colebrook – – Hypatia 15 2: Intensities and Flows Part IV.
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Grosz Limited preview – Toward a Corporeal FeminismElizabeth A. She is the author of Sexual Subversions: Sign in Create an account. Overall, this dense and insightful book has well worth the inclusion on my list. Volatile Bodies explores various dissonances in thinking the relation between mind and body. Ruth Noack – – Die Philosophin 7 Ami Harbin – – Hypatia 27 2: Toward a Corporeal Feminism. Dan Kaufman – – Res Philosophica 91 1: Other editions – View all Volatile bodies: Alphonso Lingis – – Routledge.