Belief, Bodies, and Being: Feminist Reflections on Embodiment
- Publish Date: 2006-04-06
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Deborah Orr;Linda Lpez McAlister;Eileen Kahl;Kathleen Earle
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InBelief, Bodies, and Being, twelve distinguished contributors present diverse and illuminating viewpoints on feminist issues of embodiement, materialism, and agency from feminist and postmodernist philosophical perspectives. Beginnning by positing non-traditional ways of approaching ontological concerns (through the acknowledgement of agential realties and the usage of an ontology of tropes), the volume concludes by addressing highly specific, culturally constituted types of postmodern bodies (monstrous, anorexic, and pharmaceutical bodies).