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Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter turns to flesh’s appearance in European philosophy in the mid-twentieth century, foregrounding the figure of flesh in Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s writings. His philosophy moves from discussions of incarnation to the body to flesh. For Merleau-Ponty, the incarnation implies an...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... incarnations of social relations, taking place through perception, interactions between human beings, and the materialization of human activities in the nonhuman world. The chapter further discusses how social arrangements shape perception, in dialogue with Linda Martín Alcoff. Judith Butler’s description of...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter treats the poetics of flesh in the Gospel of John, highlighting the movement of central images: flesh, bread, spirit, and water. The gospel articulates the incarnation in terms of “flesh” rather than body. Salvation is envisioned through flesh. The chapter traces the gospel’s...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter treats the poetics of flesh in the Gospel of John, highlighting the movement of central images: flesh, bread, spirit, and water. The gospel articulates the incarnation in terms of “flesh” rather than body. Salvation is envisioned through flesh. The chapter traces the gospel’s...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter turns to flesh’s appearance in European philosophy in the mid-twentieth century, foregrounding the figure of flesh in Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s writings. His philosophy moves from discussions of incarnation to the body to flesh. For Merleau-Ponty, the incarnation implies an...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... introduction provides an origin story for the emergence of radical student movements at the end of the New Order regime in the 1990s and introduces the student activist as the latest incarnation of pemuda nationalism in Indonesia. ...
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By Homay King
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... limitations and transcend incarnate experience. Similar desires informed the mythology of the personal computer upon its debut. Yaakov Garb, credited with inventing the term “virtual reality,” called these desires “the dreams our culture has inscribed in silicon”; he critiqued the mythology surrounding...
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By Mayra Rivera
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... This chapter focuses on the social dimensions of the constitution of flesh, using the term “social-material flesh” to emphasize the intertwining of the social and material dimensions of what Merleau-Ponty calls the “flesh of the world.” The term describes society as incarnations of social...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... the liberal subject was embodied. Moreover, movement was the corporeal condition for rationality. This centrality of movement shows that the figure of the abstract, universal subject is a later incarnation of liberal subjectivity and is not integral to liberalism as such. It also explains why some...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter investigates the significance of the apocalyptic landscape and zombie figure in Díaz’s short story “Monstro.” It focuses on the zombie within the Caribbean context to suggest that this particular incarnation mirrors the history of capital-based societies with their Western...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Using Édouard Glissant’s assertion that the imagination is shaped by and expresses itself through the materiality of space, this essay focuses on a geopolitics of the figure of Caliban in Antillean theatre. No longer the incarnation of nativist claims of sovereignty, Caliban is precariously...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... enter into what psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi famously called a state of flow. Through an analysis of several incarnations of Very Nervous System , this chapter examines some of the ways the work alters people’s perceptions of their bodies and encourages a state of flow through embodied forms of...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... very meaning of HIV itself, leading to new, symbolic incarnations of HIV in the domain of political economy. ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... very meaning of HIV itself, leading to new, symbolic incarnations of HIV in the domain of political economy. ...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
.... Taking up the AMP in its earliest Marxist systematicity, and then in its 1930s and 1990s historiographical incarnations, this chapter interrogates the gaps between universal economic concepts and locally lived histories and the ways in which those gaps are bridged in today’s culturalist discourse. ...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-086
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Trotskyist Bolivian Workers Party ( por ), he led the section of his party that allied with the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) at the time of the revolution in 1952, bolstering the left wing of this multifaceted nationalist party. In the early years of the revolution, he was the incarnation of...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... of today’s so-called “HIV Monsters,” arguing that changes in HIV policy and jurisprudence have fundamentally altered the very meaning of HIV itself, leading to new, symbolic incarnations of HIV in the domain of political economy. Criminal prosecutions for HIV exposure, transmission, and...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... sacred forces of the surrounding volcanoes. After fleeing from her abusive marriage with a jealous old mallku (native lord) incarnated in the Asanaques mountain, she travels with her children, along the way shaping the Andean landscape of the region and defining the historical territory of the...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... particular incarnation mirrors the history of capital-based societies with their Western structures of power, which have created a contemporary era of unsustainable production. Reading the zombies of the story as symbols related to dominant economic, racial, and power structures, the chapter suggests that...