Feminist philosophers familiar with the work of Helen Marshall will recall her wonderfully witty reflections on pregnancy in "Our Bodies, Ourselves: Why We Should Add Old-Fashioned Empirical Phenomenology to the New Theories of the Body."1 Her text is laden with amusing metaphors of the pregnant body—"a little teapot " —and rich analyses of the corporeal dimensions of pregnancy. Marshall maintains that the experience of pregnancy is not, as we might believe, a unified experience; rather, it is more like a self "living in the usual fragmented way, with pregnancy as one of the fragments". She includes in her essay several journal entries she composed during her pregnancy, entries that...
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