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Embodied Selves

Editors: Gonzalez-Arnal, S., Jagger, G., Lennon, K. (Eds.)

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This interdisciplinary collection explores the role the body plays in constituting our sense of self, signalling the interplay between material embodiment, social meaning, and material and social conditions.

About the authors

LINDA MARTÍN ALCOFF Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, USA STEPHEN BURWOOD Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hull, UK MADDY COY Deputy Director of CWASU in London Metropolitan University, UK PAUL GILBERT Emeritus Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hull, UK MINAE INAHARA Lecturer at Rikkyo University, Japan LOIS MCNAY Professor of Theory of Politics, Department of International Relations, at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of Somerville College, UK ALEXA SCHRIEMPF ABD in Philosophy and Women's Studies at Penn State University, USA JACKIE LEACH SCULLY Reader in Social and Bioethics at Newcastle University, UK MAGRIT SHILDRICK Reader in Gender Studies at Queens University, Belfast, UK

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Lennon, Kathleen (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • Gender and Reproduction

    Alcoff, Linda Martín

    Pages 12-28

  • Biology and the Metaphysics of Sex Difference

    Lennon, Kathleen

    Pages 29-45

  • ‘All Human Beings Are Pregnant, Both in Body and in Soul’: The Bisexual Imaginary in Plato’s Symposium

    Sandford, Stella

    Pages 46-65

  • Personal Identity and Transsexual Narratives

    Gonzalez-Arnal, Stella

    Pages 66-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Embodied Selves
Editors
  • S. Gonzalez-Arnal
  • G. Jagger
  • K. Lennon
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28369-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137283696
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29974-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33534-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 258
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