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978-0-7425-2157-5 / 9780742521575

The Corporeal Turn: Passion, Necessity, Politics

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Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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In The Corporeal Turn, John Tambornino offers a thorough rethinking of ethical and political theory by emphasizing human embodiment, and the primacy of passion and need, in response to the neglect of these matters in much of contemporary thought. Tambornino calls for a 'corporeal turn' or, as he explains, sustained attention to human embodimentsomething that is often occluded when priority is given to reason or language. Working through a diverse set of thinkers, exploring such themes as necessity and freedom, need and desire, nature and convention, and public and private, and noting vivid instances of politicized embodiment, Tambornino takes seriously Nietzsche's claim that philosophy has largely been an interpretation and a misunderstanding of the body. The result is nothing less than a new orientation to ethical and political theoryone that appreciates the complex relations of language, culture, politics, and corporealityand a powerful intervention into these domains.

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