Download E-books Getting Under the Skin: Body and Media Theory (MIT Press) PDF

By Bernadette Wegenstein

The physique as an item of severe examine dominates disciplines around the humanities to such an quantity new self-discipline has emerged: physique feedback. In Getting lower than the Skin, Bernadette Wegenstein lines modern physique discourse in philosophy and cultural stories to its roots in twentieth-century idea -- displaying how psychoanalysis, phenomenology, cognitive technology, and feminist idea contributed to a brand new physique thought -- and experiences the millennial physique in functionality artwork, pop culture, new media arts, and architecture.

Wegenstein indicates how the idea that of physically fragmentation has been in move because the 16th century's research of anatomy. The background of the body-in-pieces, she argues, is a heritage of a suffering dating among strategies of the physique -- as fragmented and as holistic. Wegenstein indicates that through the 20th century those it seems that contradictory pursuits have been built-in; either fragmentation and holism, she argues, are imperative modes of imagining and configuring the physique. The heritage of the physique, as a result, is a heritage of mediation; however it was once now not until eventually the flip of the twenty-first century and the electronic revolution that the physique was once top capable of exhibit its mediality.

After studying key thoughts in physique feedback, Wegenstein appears on the physique as "raw fabric" in twentieth-century functionality paintings, clinical thoughts for visualizing the human physique, and techniques in pop culture for "getting lower than the outside" with pictures of freely floating physique elements. Her research of present traits in structure and new media paintings demonstrates the deep connection of physique feedback to media feedback. during this method of physique feedback, the physique not stands in for anything else -- the medium has develop into the body.

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Download E-books Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology (Leonardo Book Series) PDF

By Susan Kozel

In Closer, Susan Kozel attracts on concert perform, electronic applied sciences, and the philosophical method of phenomenology. informed in dance and philosophy, Kozel locations the human physique on the heart of explorations of interactive interfaces, responsive platforms, and affective computing, asking what should be found as we develop into toward our desktops -- as they turn into extensions of our methods of pondering, relocating, and touching.

Performance, Kozel argues, can act as a catalyst for knowing wider social and cultural makes use of of electronic know-how. Taking this one step additional, performative acts of sharing the physique via our electronic units foster a collaborative building of latest actual states, degrees of unsleeping know-how, or even ethics. We reencounter ourselves and others via our interactive computers. What we want now are conceptual and methodological frameworks to mirror this.

Kozel deals a well timed remodeling of the phenomenology of French thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty. this technique, in keeping with a recognize for lived event, starts off by means of hearing the senses and noting insights that arrive in the middle of dance, or without difficulty in the middle of lifestyles. the combo of functionality and phenomenology provided through nearer yields entwinements among adventure and mirrored image that make clear, problematize, or restructure scholarly techniques to human our bodies utilizing electronic applied sciences.

After outlining her technique and technique and clarifying the foremost thoughts of functionality, applied sciences, and virtuality, Kozel applies phenomenological strategy to the event of designing and appearing in more than a few computational platforms: telematics, movement catch, responsive architectures, and wearable computing.

The transformative power of the alchemy among our bodies and applied sciences is the basis of nearer. With cautious layout, destiny generations of responsive platforms and cellular units can extend our social, actual, and emotional exchanges. Susan Kozel is affiliate Professor within the tuition of Interactive Arts and know-how at Simon Fraser college, Vancouver, Canada.

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Download E-books Husserl and the Promise of Time: Subjectivity in Transcendental Phenomenology (Modern European Philosophy) PDF

This publication offers an intensive therapy of Husserl's phenomenology of time-consciousness. Nicolas de Warren makes use of unique research of texts via Husserl, a few just recently released in German, to envision Husserl's therapy of time-consciousness and its importance for his belief of subjectivity. He strains the advance of Husserl's considering at the challenge of time from Franz Brentano's descriptive psychology, and situates it within the framework of his transcendental undertaking as an entire. specific discussions comprise the importance of time-consciousness for different phenomenological subject matters: perceptual event, the mind's eye, remembrance, self-consciousness, embodiment, and the cognizance of others. the result's an illuminating exploration of ways and why Husserl thought of the query of time-consciousness to be the main tough, but additionally the main relevant, of the entire demanding situations dealing with his specified philosophical firm.

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Download E-books Merleau-Ponty: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed) PDF

By Eric Matthews

Maurice Merleau-Ponty used to be essentially the most vital figures within the existential and phenomenological traditions in twentieth-century Continental philosophy. Merleau-Ponty: A consultant for the confused is the best textual content for college kids encountering Merleau-Ponty's philosophy for the 1st time. The ebook assumes no past wisdom of the topic, and takes the reader notwithstanding the major issues in Merleau-Ponty's paintings, casting gentle on complicated principles, together with - crucially - his interpretations of 'perception', 'embodiment' and 'behaviour'. most significantly this advisor for the puzzled bargains a whole and authoritative explication of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenological account of human behaviour.

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Download E-books Beckett and Phenomenology (Continuum Literary Studies) PDF

By Ulrika Maude, Matthew Feldman

Existentialism and poststructuralism have supplied the 2 major theoretical methods to Samuel Beckett's paintings. those influential philosophical activities, although, owe an outstanding debt to the phenomenological culture. This quantity, with contributions by means of significant foreign students, examines the outstanding in Beckett's literary worlds, evaluating and contrasting his writing with key figures together with Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. It advances an research of hitherto unexplored phenomenological topics, corresponding to nausea, immaturity and sleep, in Beckett's paintings. via an exploration of particular thinkers and Beckett's personal creative procedure, it deals the 1st sustained and finished account of Beckettian phenomenology.

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Download E-books Sobre los múltiples significados del ente según Aristóteles (Ensayo) PDF

«Tiene el lector en sus manos una versión española de l. a. disertación con los angeles que un jovencísimo Franz Brentano de apenas 25 años se physicianó in absentia por l. a. Universidad de Tubinga, en 1862. los angeles obra fue publicada ese mismo año en Friburgo, sin que desde entonces haya conocido nueva edición alemana, a pesar de lo cual se ha convertido en un clásico de referencia obligada para el estudio del problema del ser en Aristóteles. Ejemplo de ello es l. a. admiración entusiasta de Martin Heidegger, quien encontró en ella 'la revelación de los angeles filosofía y un estímulo en su propio camino de pensamiento. Brentano comienza su tratado recapitulando los diferentes pasajes en que Aristóteles habla de sentidos del ente, mostrando que todos ellos se dejan reconducir a una cuádruple distinción, expresada en los conceptos de lo accidentalmente ente, el ente en el sentido de los angeles verdad, el ente en potencia y el ente en acto y, finalmente, el ente categorial. Esta división significant sirve para articular l. a. obra, que se ordena en cuatro capítulos, dedicados a cada uno de estos sentidos ». (de los angeles Presentación)

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Download E-books The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy: Volume 3 PDF

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2003 through Noesis Press
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Each Yearbook offers an annual overseas discussion board for phenomenology and phenomenological philosophy within the spirit of Edmund Husserl’s groundbreaking paintings. incorporated are articles on modern concerns and controversies, serious reviews of phenomenological figures, investigations at the relationships to the usual and human sciences, ancient reports on phenomenology and phenomenological philosophy, in addition to translations of classical and modern phenomenological texts.

The objective is to resume the unique spirit and goal of Edmund Husserl's Jahrbuch für Philosophie und phänomenolische Forschung, which he expressed within the 1913 preface to the inaugural quantity, "This magazine is meant . . . to unite these in shared paintings who wish for a basic reform of philosophy through the natural and rigorous execution of phenomenological method."

Contributors comprise
Pierre Adler, New college for Social study
Patrick Burke, Seattle University
Damian Byers, Sydney, Australia
Richard Cobb-Stevens, Boston collage
Natalie Depraz, collage of Paris IV (Sorhonne)
John Drabinski, Grand Valley country collage
John Drummond, Fordham University
R. O. Elveton, Carleton College
Parvis Emad, l. a. Crosse, Wisconsin
Lester Embree, Florida Atlantic collage
Kathleen Haney, collage of Houston, Downtown
James G. Hart, Indiana University
Patrick Heelan, S.J., Georgetown collage
Nam-In Lee, Seoul nationwide collage, Korea
Christian Lotz, college of Kansas
James Mensch, St. Francis Xavier college, Canada
Dermot Moran, college university, Dublin, eire
Harry Reeder, collage of Texas, Arlington
James Risser, Seattle University
Hans damage, Sodertorn collage university, Sweden
Karl Schuhmann, college of Utrecht, Netherlands
Marylou Sena, Seattle University
Olav K.Wiegand, college of Mainz, Germany
Edith Wyschogrod, Rice University
Dan Zahavi, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Download E-books The Problem of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy PDF

By Jacques Derrida

Derrida's first book-length paintings, The challenge of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy, was once initially written as a dissertation for his diplôme d'études supérieures in 1953 and 1954. Surveying Husserl's significant works on phenomenology, Derrida unearths what he sees as an inner pressure in Husserl's crucial inspiration of genesis, and offers us our first glimpse into the worries and frustrations that will later lead Derrida to desert phenomenology and strengthen his now recognized approach to deconstruction.

For Derrida, the matter of genesis in Husserl's philosophy is that either temporality and which means has to be generated by means of previous acts of the transcendental topic, yet transcendental subjectivity needs to itself be constituted by means of an act of genesis. for this reason, the proposal of genesis within the phenomenological experience underlies either temporality and atemporality, background and philosophy, leading to a pressure that Derrida sees as eventually unresolvable but critical to the perform of phenomenology.

Ten years later, Derrida moved clear of phenomenology solely, arguing in his advent to Husserl's posthumously released Origin of Geometry and his personal Speech and Phenomena that the phenomenological venture has neither resolved this pressure nor expressly labored with it. The challenge of Genesis enhances those different works, exhibiting the improvement of Derrida's method of phenomenology in addition to documenting the country of phenomenological inspiration in France in the course of a very fertile interval, while Levinas, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Ricoeur, and Tran-Duc-Thao, in addition to Derrida, have been all operating via it. however the e-book is most vital in permitting us to stick with Derrida's personal improvement as a thinker via tracing the roots of his later paintings in deconstruction to those early severe reflections on Husserl's phenomenology.

"A dissertation isn't really purely a prerequisite for a tutorial activity. it could set the degree for a scholar's existence venture. So, the doctoral dissertations of Max Weber and Jacques Derrida, by no means prior to to be had in English, could be of greater than passing curiosity. In June, the collage of Chicago Press will put up Mr. Derrida's dissertation, The challenge of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy, which the French thinker wrote in 1953-54 as a doctoral scholar, and which failed to seem in French till 1990. From the beginning, Mr Derrida displayed his artistic linguistic kind and flouting of convention."—Danny Postel, Chronicle of upper schooling

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Download E-books Handbook of Phenomenology and Cognitive Science PDF

This quantity explores the basic matters occupied with bringing phenomenology including the cognitive sciences, and offers a few examples of study positioned on the intersection of those disciplines. the themes addressed right here disguise loads of flooring, together with questions on naturalizing phenomenology, the correct tools of phenomenology and the way they are often utilized in the empirical cognitive sciences, particular analyses of notion, recognition, emotion, mind's eye, embodied move, motion and supplier, illustration and cognition, inters- jectivity, language and metaphor. furthermore there are chapters that target empirical experiments concerning psychophysics, notion, and neuro- and psychopathologies. the concept phenomenology, understood as a philosophical strategy taken through thinkers like Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and others, can provide a good contribution to the cognitive sciences is a comparatively fresh concept. sooner than the Nineties, phenomenology used to be hired in a critique of the 1st wave of cognitivist and computational techniques to the brain (see Dreyfus 1972). What a few give some thought to a moment wave in cognitive technological know-how, with emphasis on connectionism and neuros- ence, unfolded chances for phenomenological intervention in a extra optimistic approach, leading to proposals like neurophenomenology (Varela 1996). hence, bra- imaging applied sciences can flip to phenomenological insights to steer experimen- tion (see, e. g. , Jack and Roepstorff 2003; Gallagher and Zahavi 2008).

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Download E-books From Kant to Husserl: Selected Essays PDF

By Charles Parsons

In From Kant to Husserl, Charles Parsons examines quite a lot of historic opinion on philosophical questions, from arithmetic to phenomenology. Amplifying his early principles on Kant’s philosophy of mathematics, Parsons makes use of Kant’s lectures on metaphysics to discover how his arithmetical options relate to the types. He then turns to early reactions by means of speedy successors of Kant, Johann Schultz and Bernard Bolzano, to make clear disputed questions relating to interpretation of Kant’s philosophy of arithmetic. , to boot, in what Kant intended through “pure average science,” Parsons considers the connection among the 1st Critique and the Metaphysical Foundations of normal Science. His statement on Kant’s Transcendental Aesthetic departs from arithmetic to interact the vexed query of what it tells in regards to the which means of Kant’s transcendental idealism.

Proceeding directly to phenomenology, Parsons examines Frege’s evolving proposal of extensions, his angle towards set thought, and his correspondence, quite exchanges with Russell and Husserl. An essay on Brentano brings out, in relation to judgment, an alternative choice to the now common Fregean view of negation, and, on fact, choices to the conventional correspondence view which are nonetheless mentioned at the present time. finishing with the query of why Husserl didn't take the “linguistic turn,” a last essay incorporated the following marks the single article-length dialogue of Husserl Parsons has ever written, regardless of a long-standing engagement with this philosopher.

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