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Meaning and Embodiment

By Nicholas Mowad
Subjects: Philosophy

Examines Hegel's insights regarding the complexity and significance of embodiment in human life, identity, and experience.

Plato and the Body

Offers an innovative reading of Plato, analyzing his metaphysical, ethical, and political commitments in connection with feminist critiques.

Out for Blood

Frames menstruation as a site of resistance, defiance, and shamelessness, showcasing the work of those who fight back against shame and silence.

Anxious Anatomy

Examines the body in literature and science in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe.


Edited by Gail Weiss
Subjects: Philosophy

Connects Merleau-Ponty’s thought to themes and issues central to continental philosophy today.

The Body in Medical Culture

Edited by Elizabeth Klaver
Subjects: Cultural Studies

Engages critically with historical and contemporary representations of the medicalized human body.

The Bodily Dimension in Thinking

An ontology of bodily being featuring Plato, Nietzsche, Scheler, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, and Foucault.

Nietzsche and Embodiment

Examines the significance of Nietzsche’s writings for contemporary debates about embodiment.

Medusa's Ear

Reads modern philosophy (and the university) as rooted in an audiocentric fantasy.

Scenes of the Apple

Examines the rich and multiple meanings of food in women's writing.

Thinking the Limits of the Body

Shows the inseparability of textuality, materiality, and history in discussions of the body.

Feminism, Foucault, and Embodied Subjectivity

Argues that Foucault's work employs a conception of subjectivity that is well-suited for feminist theory and politics.

Transgressive Corporeality

This book examines embodiment and poststructuralism as they pertain to theological method.

Literary Anatomies

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. ...

People of the Body

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 ...