David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Hypatia 20 (2):102-118 (2005)
: Using the notion of a transfiguration of sexed bodies, this text deals with the stratifications of the gender-specific imaginary. Starting from the figurative—thus creative—force of the psyche-soma, its interaction with the configurations of a collective body will be developed from the perspectives of social philosophy and philosophy of history. At the center of my discussion is the interdependence between the individual psyche-soma, the socialized individual, and a collective bodily imaginary, on the one hand, and the strata of a gender imaginary on the other. The ontological metaphor (meaning the metaphor that brings about social modes of being) as well as the dimension of political action will be highlighted as playing a crucial role for these processes
|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
Lois McNay (2000). Gender and Agency: Reconfiguring the Subject in Feminist and Social Theory. Blackwell Publishers.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Hub Zwart (1998). Medicine, Symbolization and the ÂRealâ Body Â Lacan's Understanding of Medical Science. Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy 1 (2):107-117.
Robert J. Deltete & Reed A. Guy (1996). Emerging From Imaginary Time. Synthese 108 (2):185 - 203.
Marla Morton-Brown (2004). Artificial Ef-Femination. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 11 (1):27-34.
Chrys Ingraham (1994). The Heterosexual Imaginary: Feminist Sociology and Theories of Gender. Sociological Theory 12 (2):203-219.
Carol Bigwood (1991). Renaturalizing the Body (With the Help of Merleau-Ponty). Hypatia 6 (3):54 - 73.
Gustavo Morello (2007). Charles Taylor's `Imaginary' and `Best Account' in Latin America. Philosophy and Social Criticism 33 (5):617-639.
Perrin Elisha (2011). The Conscious Body: A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Therapy. American Psychological Association.
Marguerite la Caze (2002). The Analytic Imaginary. Cornell University Press.
Kathleen Lennon (2004). Imaginary Bodies and Worlds. Inquiry 47 (2):107 – 122.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #238,635 of 1,692,623 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #181,401 of 1,692,623 )
How can I increase my downloads?