1Subjectivity, Embodiment, and Meaning in Merleau-Ponty and IrigarayDissertation, The University of Memphis. 2003.Although much recent political thought, particularly that issuing from feminism and race theory, starts from the notion of embodiment, it leaves that notion uninvestigated. As a result, it tends to fall back into the very abstraction of 'the body' that it attempts to leave behind. In this thesis, I enrich existing accounts of the socio-historical situatedness of different bodies as subjects through a philosophical examination of the role of embodiment in the constitution of subjectivity. Turning…Read more
54Holbein’s Work of Art in Kristeva’s Political ThoughtSouthern Journal of Philosophy 42 (S1): 88-95. 2004.
Brock UniversityDepartment of PhilosophyAssociate Professor
University of Memphis
Department of Philosophy
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada