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Sexual Difference

a theory of social-symbolic practice

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Feminism -- Italy -- History.,
    • Women"s rights -- Italy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMilan Women"s Bookstore Collective.
      SeriesTheories of representation and difference
      ContributionsLibreria delle donne di Milano.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1638 .N6613 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2219151M
      ISBN 100253338263, 0253206057
      LC Control Number89046324

      The sexual revolution "Emancipation is now a reality, and we ought to be entering on the golden age of adult sexual equality and companionship that feminists fought for" b y M a r g a r e t D r a. Sex, on the other hand, is a biological event. Even though there are different kinds of sex, most sexual acts have certain things in common. Sex may or may not include penetration. "What's the difference between sex and love? I have four wives and five kids. I apparently don't know the difference." - James Caan, actor. Differences Between Love.

        The French Revolution proclaimed the equality of all human beings, yet women remained less than equal in the new society. The exclusion of women at the birth of modern democracy required considerable justification, and by tracing the course of this reasoning through early nineteenth-century texts, Genevieve Fraisse maps a moment of crisis in the history of sexual difference.   It's Perfectly Normal, a year-old illustrated sex-ed book for kids, is meant to teach children about sexual health, puberty and relationships. It's one of the most banned books in America.

      Luce Irigaray, French linguist, psychoanalyst, and feminist philosopher who examined the uses and misuses of language in relation to women. Irigaray was circumspect about revealing details of her personal life or upbringing; she believed that interpreters and critics within the male-dominated. "Who or what the other is, I never know. But the other who is forever unknowable is the one who differs from me sexually. This feeling of surprise, astonishment, and wonder in the face of the unknowable ought to be returned to its locus: that of sexual difference." Thus Luce Irigaray undertakes a searching inquiry into what may be the philosophical problem of our age.


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According to Luce Sexual Difference book in An Ethics of Sexual Difference, each age has a philosophical question to work out, and sexual difference is the question for our age, the first difference on which other kinds of differences (such as race/ethnicity and class) are modeled, according to Irigaray.

Irigaray examines the way that sexual difference is/5. Sexual Difference: A Theory of Social-Symbolic Practice (Theories of Representation and Difference) [Milan Women's Bookstore Collective, Teresa De Lauretis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Sexual Difference: A Theory of Social-Symbolic Practice (Theories of 5/5(2). Other articles where Sexual difference is discussed: Luce Irigaray: for her theory of “sexual difference,” according to which the supposedly sexless notion of the subject, or ego, in Western philosophy and psychoanalytic theory subtly reflects the interests and perspectives of men, while women are associated with the nonsubject (the Other) or with matter and nature.

The book opens by studying patristic theologies of marriage, which rested on mostly implicit and often incompatible beliefs about sexual difference. However, Roberts argues that Augustine developed Sexual Difference book coherent theology of sexual difference, according it /5(8).

Luce Irigaray offers the strongest feminist reading in the history of philosophy that I know' Judith Butler Luce Irigaray () is the foremost thinker on sexual difference of our times.

She trained as an analyst with the Lacanian Freudian School of Paris and is a prolific and influential author, whose work ranges over philosophy, psychoanalysis, linguistics and social critique.

This book offers a unique study of the nature, origins, and consequences of sexual difference. Leading scholars in history, philosophy, law, literary theory, biology, sociology, psychology, political science, and anthropology explore the difference difference makes.

Book Description. Sexual Difference is a critical exploration of psychoanalytic theories of sexual difference. In particular it explores the way in which masculinity is expressed in theory and practice.

Developing from the unsettling impact of these issues on the author's own professional practice, Stephen Frosh examines how the very language and structure of psychoanalysis are loaded with. Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson is a work about sexual decadence in Western literature and the visual arts by scholar Camille Paglia, in which the author addresses major artists and writers such as Donatello, Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Author: Camille Paglia.

Book Description. This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore the ways in which sexual difference can be understood as an encounter with otherness through the abjected, investigating social discourses and unconscious anxieties around "monstrous" women throughout history and how they may challenge these characterizations.

Sex differences in psychology are differences in the mental functions and behaviors of the sexes, and are due to a complex interplay of biological, developmental, and cultural ences have been found in a variety of fields such as mental health, cognitive abilities, personality, emotion, sexuality, and tendency towards variation may be innate or learned and is often.

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book strongly argues for a radical separatism, based on an assumed absolute dualism between men and women ('Sexual difference is an orig­ inary human difference', p. At the same time, it uses postmodernist theory in emphasizing the import­ ance of desire, power and difference in.

For more than fifteen years, Nomadic Subjectshas guided discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory, exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political Braidotti's creative style vividly renders a productive crisis of modernity.

From a feminist perspective, she recasts embodiment, sexual. Sexual difference, gender, and agency in Karl Barth's Church dogmatics. New York: T&T Clark, (DLC) Named Person: Karl Barth; Karl Barth: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Faye Bodley-Dangelo.

Writing and Sexual Difference book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Religion, the Secular, and the Politics of Sexual Difference upsets this certainty by drawing on diverse voices and traditions in studies that historicize, question, and test the implicit links between secularism and expanded freedoms for women.

Sensible Ecstasy investigates the attraction to excessive forms of mysticism among twentieth-century French intellectuals and demonstrates the work that the figure of the mystic does for these thinkers. With special attention to Georges Bataille, Simone de Beauvoir, Jacques Lacan, and Luce Irigaray, Amy Hollywood asks why resolutely secular, even anti-Christian intellectuals are drawn to.

SEXUAL DIFFERENCE, THEORIES OF SEXUAL DIFFERENCE, THEORIES OF. Historians agree about two things: that sexual differences were carefully marked in the early modern period, and that theories of difference underwent significant changes in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

How these differences were marked and how they changed, however, are the subject of much. The book Rewriting the Renaissance: The Discourses of Sexual Difference in Early Modern Europe, Edited by Margaret W.

Ferguson, Maureen Quilligan, and Nancy Vickers is. Theory on the Edge brings together some of the foremost specialists working at the interdisciplinary interface between Irish Studies, feminist theory, queer theory, and gender and sexuality studies in order to trace the contemporary development of feminist thinking and activism in Ireland.

Irigaray approaches the question of sexual difference by looking at the ways in which thought and language—whether in philosophy, science, or psychoanalysis—are gendered.

Creation and Covenant analyzes latent but under-examined beliefs about sexual difference in the theology about marriage which has been dominant for centuries in the Christian west. The book opens by studying patristic theologies of marriage, which rested on mostly implicit and often incompatible beliefs about sexual difference.

For more than fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory, exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political Braidotti's creative style vividly renders a productive crisis of modernity.

From a feminist perspective, she recasts embodiment.