Body/Self/Other: The Phenomenology of Social Encounters

SUNY Press
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 Examines the lived experience of social encounters drawing on phenomenological insights.
Body/Self/Other brings together a variety of phenomenological perspectives to examine the complexity of social encounters across a range of social, political, and ethical issues. It investigates the materiality of social encounters and the habitual attitudes that structure lived experience. In particular, the contributors examine how constructions of race, gender, sexuality, criminality, and medicalized forms of subjectivity affect perception and social interaction. Grounded in practical, everyday experiences, this book provides a theoretical framework that considers the extent to which fundamental ethical obligations arise from the fact of individuals’ intercorporeality and sociality.
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About the author

 Luna Dolezal is Lecturer in Medical Humanities and Philosophy at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom, and author of The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped BodyDanielle Petherbridge is Assistant Professor of Continental Philosophy at University College Dublin, Ireland, and the author of The Critical Theory of Axel Honneth.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Jul 25, 2017
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Pages
420
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ISBN
9781438466224
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / General
Philosophy / Movements / Phenomenology
Philosophy / Social
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