Explores the importance of the body and the senses in educational encounters, drawing out the aesthetic and political dimensions of educational practices.
Examines Hegel's insights regarding the complexity and significance of embodiment in human life, identity, and experience.
Offers an innovative reading of Plato, analyzing his metaphysical, ethical, and political commitments in connection with feminist critiques.
Engages with Chinese philosophy to offer new conceptual models for reframing gender, bodies, and aesthetics.
Frames menstruation as a site of resistance, defiance, and shamelessness, showcasing the work of those who fight back against shame and silence.
Tracks the medical emergence and treatment of vulvar pain conditions in order to understand why so many US women are misinformed about their sexual bodies.
Examines Japanese later life learners involved in Noh theater.
A phenomenological account of spatial perception in relation to the lived body.
Connects Merleau-Ponty’s thought to themes and issues central to continental philosophy today.
Examines the body in literature and science in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe.
Engages critically with historical and contemporary representations of the medicalized human body.
An ontology of bodily being featuring Plato, Nietzsche, Scheler, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, and Foucault.
Examines the significance of Nietzsche’s writings for contemporary debates about embodiment.
Examines the implications and meanings of the makeover and aesthetic surgery industry in American popular culture.
Examines the rich and multiple meanings of food in women's writing.
Shows the inseparability of textuality, materiality, and history in discussions of the body.
Argues that Foucault's work employs a conception of subjectivity that is well-suited for feminist theory and politics.
Explores the wounded body in literature from Homer to Toni Morrison, examining how it functions archetypally as both a cultural metaphor and a poetic image.
Interprets postmodernity in relation to the body--the "somatological a priori," and applies current critical theory to issues of gender, popular culture fashion, and magic, as well as the Western philosophical/theological tradition.
This book examines embodiment and poststructuralism as they pertain to theological method.
This book shows how imaginative literature brings women's medical experiences back to lived moments in living bodies, where readers can, perhaps, better understand what it feels like to be someone else. ...
By shifting attention from the image of Jews as a textual community to the ways Jews understand and manage their bodies — for example, to their concerns with reproduction and sexuality, menstruation ...