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Author: Susan Kozel

account for affect far better than the earlier instructions. It is an adaptation of Jean-Luc Nancy’s instructions on how to do a phenomenology of listening, based on his deep reflections on music, sound, and resonance. Nancy’s writing on music aims not to be restrained by the primacy of language. He has

In: Phenomenology as Performative Exercise
Author: Iris Laner

wings […]. [T]he car ha[s] ceased to be [an object] with a size and volume which is established by comparison with other objects.” 21 For Merleau-Ponty, habits are closely connected with bodily adaptation. One knows how to do something only if one’s body knows how to do something: “As has often been

In: Phenomenology as Performative Exercise
Author: Joseph D. Kuzma

elaboration in Heinz Hartmann’s 1939 text, Ego Psychology and the Problem of Adaptation . In Hartmann’s work, both the unconscious and sexuality are marginalized as topics of psychoanalytic importance. In their place one finds an abiding emphasis upon the ego’s adaptation to society and its pursuit of

In: Maurice Blanchot and Psychoanalysis
Author: William McNeill

Nietzsche as a corrective to the emphasis on external adaptation found in Darwinism: —the influence of “external circumstances” is overestimated by Darwin to a ridiculous extent; what is essential in the life process is precisely the tremendous shaping, form-creating force [ Gewalt ] working from within

In: Research in Phenomenology

adaptation of phenomenology, they define themselves against Husserl's "intellectualism". Aron Gurwitsch, as teacher and writer, played a strategic role in this French development of phe- nomenology, which has found wide acceptance in the United States, but he would not endorse it without qualification, for

In: Research in Phenomenology
Author: Ted Toadvine

terms of pleasure and desire, first as introduced in Mer- leau-Ponty’s investigations of instinct, then developed more fully in Elizabeth Grosz’s account of evolution as sexual selection. Rather than understanding evolution as adaptation for survival, these accounts locate nature’s impetus toward

In: Research in Phenomenology
Author: Zachary Simpson

consonance between Barbaras’ conception of life and that of Kauffman. In an article on the work of Francisco Varela, Barbaras notes that the “the theory of adaptation [in modern biology] has for its presupposition the idea of pre-given dimensions of the environment, in regard to which the adaptation would be

In: Research in Phenomenology
Author: Frithjof Rodi

posed then is, namely, not so much whether animals possibly share higher fields of knowledge which are commonly attributed only to men, but rather "whether human behavior is not also predetermined in specific areas by phylogenetic adaptation."8 This is concerned above all with the question as to how far

In: Research in Phenomenology

( Selbstbeschränkung ) on their power to freely shape themselves. Such adaptation to the conditions of a transnationalized economy undermines, in particular, the historical constellation that permitted the European nation-states to shield their subjects from the most unde- sired social and political consequences of

In: Research in Phenomenology
Author: David Kolb

can be contested and shift, so that there is no "the" system. An ecology is not the imposition of a single limited form on indefinite stuff. It is not a balanced system made out of lower level unities that apart from that form fall away into the unlimited. It is a mass of flows and adaptations and

In: Research in Phenomenology