Time in Feminist Phenomenology

Time in Feminist Phenomenology

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The contributors to this international volume take up questions about a phenomenology of time that begins with and attunes to gender issues. Themes such as feminist conceptions of time, change and becoming, the body and identity, memory and modes of experience, and the relevance of time as a moral and political question, shape Time in Feminist Phenomenology and allow readers to explore connections between feminist philosophy, phenomenology, and time. With its insistence on the importance of gender experience to the experience of time, this volume is a welcome opening to new and critical thinking about being, knowledge, aesthetics, and ethics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 14mm | 322.05g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 3 b&w illus.
  • 0253223148
  • 9780253223142
  • 1,131,790

Review quote

"Reckons with temporality and gendering in a careful and original way." -Ellen Feder, American University "By bringing phenomenological and feminist perspectives to bear, this collection of essays brings together two fields that have not been sufficiently articulated together." -Alia Al-Saji, McGill Universityshow more

About Christina Schües

Christina Schues teaches philosophy at the University of Lubeck.Dorothea E. Olkowski is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.Helen A. Fielding teaches philosophy at the University of Western Ontario.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Toward a Feminist Phenomenology of Time / Christina Schues 2. Prologue: The Origin of Time, the Origin of Philosophy / Dorothea OlkowskiPart 1. Methodological Considerations and the Body 3. Personality, Anonymity, and Sexual Difference: The Temporal Formation of the Transcendental Ego / Sara Heinamaa 4. The Power of Time: Temporal Experiences and A-temporal Thinking? / Christina Schues 5. Gender and Anonymous Temporality / Silvia Stoller 6. Gendering Embodied Memory / Linda Fisher 7. The Time of the Self: A Feminist Reflection on Ricoeur's Notion of Narrative Identity / Annemie HalsemaPart 2. Ethical and Political Perspectives on Time 8. Contingency, Newness, and Freedom: Arendt's Recovery of the Temporal Condition of Politics / Veronica Vasterling 9. Questioning "Homeland" through Yael Bartana's Wild Seeds / Helen A. Fielding 10. Sharing Time across Unshared Horizons / Gail WeissList of ContributorsIndexshow more