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Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... The conclusion explores how the idea that humans are biocultural creatures provides the basis for richer accounts of the materialization of norms, the incorporation of affect, and the social and political dimensions of embodied subjectivity. It also proposes that the idea that humans...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... biocultural creatures biopolitics embodied subjectivity biocultural habitats epigenetics environmental reductionism biological reductionism ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... biological reductionism genes proteins biological agency biological matter biocultural genes science and humanities biocultural creatures ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... embodiment materialization reproduction epigenetics evolution noncontemporaneity time biocultural creatures ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... matter materiality new materialisms quantum physics energy carbon biocultural creatures ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... organismal biology cellular respiration habitat dependence interdependence oxygen biocultural creatures substance ontology ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... identity boundaries cell membranes cell porosity diffusion environmental reductionism biochemical activity biocultural creatures ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... Chapter 5 reconsiders whether we can think of living creatures as discrete organisms rather than as merely effects of the environmental relationships and dynamics in which they live. In other words, it reconsiders the ontological “itness” of biocultural creatures. It does so by exploring...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
...: the entirety of a living creature is biocultural. biological reductionism genes proteins biological agency biological matter biocultural genes science and humanities biocultural creatures ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... extrapolates that insight to explain why carbon is the matter that is the basis of life. It also suggests that the idea that matter is energy-under-constraint is helpful in beginning to think about humans as biocultural creatures. matter materiality new materialisms quantum physics energy carbon...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... respiration habitat dependence interdependence oxygen biocultural creatures substance ontology ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... that this theoretical formulation enables us to imagine how creatures might be embedded in and constituted by their habitats yet also identifiably distinct from them identity boundaries cell membranes cell porosity diffusion environmental reductionism biochemical activity biocultural creatures ...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... and contemporary biology in which organisms and habitats are conceived as mutually constituting. It proposes that an exploration of the critiques in combination with the scientific developments could provide a basis for an alternative theory of humans as biocultural. The chapter addresses several concerns about...