top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Emotion, Depth, and Flesh: A Study of Sensitive Space
Reflections on Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy of Embodiment
Emotion, Depth, and Flesh: A Study of Sensitive Space
Click on image to enlarge

Suzanne L. Cataldi - Author
Price: $52.50 
Hardcover - 215 pages
Release Date: October 1993
ISBN10: 0-7914-1651-8
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-1651-8

Quantity:  
Price: $31.95 
Paperback - 215 pages
Release Date: September 1993
ISBN10: 0-7914-1652-6
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-1652-5

Quantity:  
Available as a Google eBook
for other eReaders and tablet devices.
Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

"After a decade or two of dominance by behaviorist thinkers, followed by another decade or two of dominance by cognitive theorists, the time is ripe for study of the emotions (and affections in general) to assume center stage. Much evidence indicates that this is indeed happening and Cataldi's work appears just in time. She is a gifted thinker, with tremendous focus and uncanny writing skills." -- Robert Marrone, California State University, Sacramento

This book philosophically explores the topic of emotional depth. The insights of James J. Gibson and Maurice Merleau-Ponty on the nature of perceived depth are compared and then extended to the dynamics of emotional experience and alterations in self-understanding.

Sue L. Cataldi is Professor in the Philosophy Department at Moorhead State University.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

I. Depth and Embodiment

1. Flat Affects vs. Deep Emotional Experience

Linguistics Dinstinctions
Sheer Terror
Literary Depictions

2. Depth: Recovering the Hidden Dimension

Depth as the Preception of Ecological "Affordances"
Depth as Copresent Implication
Lived Distance and Living Movements
Depth as the "Dark Space" of Occlusive Permeation

3. Depth and Flesh

The Flesh Ontology
The Openings of Perception
Depth as the Dimension of the Hidden
The Intertwining at the Chiasm
Reversibility as Proximity Through Distance

4. Depth and Reversibility

Depth as a "Break/Brake"

II. Emotion, Depth, and Identity

5. Emotion and Emotional Depth

Emotional Depth and Place Perception
Emotion as a "Living Meaning"
Emotion as a Carnal Idea

6. Emotions "in the Flesh"

Emotion and the Reversibility Thesis
Emotional Depth and 'Being as a Winding'
Touch and Emotional Feeling
Embodied Politics and Border Anxiety

7. Emotional Depth and Alterations in Identity

Emotion, Identity, and Time
Emotional Habits and Leaps of Perception

8. Feeling Deeply About Depth

Notes

Index



Related Subjects
22160/23470(LGP//)

Related Titles

Leo Strauss on Science
Leo Strauss on Science
Phenomenology in a Pluralistic Context
Phenomenology in a Pluralistic Context
Ethics and Danger
Ethics and Danger
Humans, Animals, Machines
Humans, Animals, Machines
The Emergence of Whitehead's Metaphysics, 1925-1929
The Emergence of Whitehead's Metaphysics, 1925-1929
Julia Kristeva
Julia Kristeva
Hegel and Feminist Social Criticism
Hegel and Feminist Social Criticism
Texts
Texts
Onto-Ethologies
Onto-Ethologies
The A B C of Armageddon
The A B C of Armageddon



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg