David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Hypatia 18 (4):65-86 (2003)
: In this paper, I argue that one of the most intense ways women are encouraged to enjoy sublime experiences is via attempts to control their bodies through excessive dieting. If this is so, then the societal-cultural contributions to the problem of eating disorders exceed the perpetuation of a certain beauty ideal to include the almost universal encouragement women receive to diet, coupled with the relative shortage of opportunities women are afforded to experience the sublime
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Edmund Burke (1759/1970). A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, 1759. Menston,Scolar P..
Bonnie Mann (2006). Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment. Oxford University Press.
Edmund Burke (1759/2008). A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. Dover Publications.
Shiela Reaves (2011). Rethinking Visual Ethics: Evolution, Social Comparison and the Media's Mono-Body in the Global Rise of Eating Disorders. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 26 (2):114 - 134.
Stefania Roma & Daniela Alliani (2010). Alexithymia in Eating Disorders: A Transcultural Perspective. Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences 3 (1):8-16.
Gabriele Tomasi (2005). Kant on Painting and the Representation of the Sublime. Croatian Journal of Philosophy 5 (3):545-567.
Robin T. Peterson (1987). Bulemia and Anorexia in an Advertising Context. Journal of Business Ethics 6 (6):495 - 504.
Simona Giordano (2003). Persecutors or Victims? The Moral Logic at the Heart of Eating Disorders. Health Care Analysis 11 (3):219-228.
Peter K. Walhout (2009). The Beautiful and the Sublime in Natural Science. Zygon 44 (4):757-776.
Jules R. Bemporad (1997). Cultural and Historical Aspects of Eating Disorders. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 18 (4).
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads37 ( #46,288 of 1,101,116 )
Recent downloads (6 months)7 ( #34,512 of 1,101,116 )
How can I increase my downloads?