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Porous Bodies

Corporeal Intimacies, Disgust and Violence in a COVID-19 World

Cynthia Sear

indeed cultural, but it is also, as Sarah Hillewaert (2016) has argued, an embodied and inter-subjective experience. While Erving Goffman described the role of the handshake in demonstrating ‘how worthy he is of respect and how worthy he feels others

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Ethnographies of Private Security

Erella Grassiani and Tessa Diphoorn

embodied dimension of intersubjectivity that is lacking in many fields outside of anthropology. Erika Robb Larkins also focuses on “embodied security work,” reflecting on her own embodied approach to understanding security practices in Rio de Janeiro

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Ambivalent Anticipations

On Soldierly Becomings in the Desert of the Real

Thomas Randrup Pedersen

, let alone embodied in the patrolling of the Green Zone, potentially resulting in ‘face-to-face combat’ and thus in an intersubjective encounter of ‘man against man’ (see Žižek 2002 ). As such, it is a passion for inhabiting the ‘true identity’ of the

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Avoiding Poison

Congolese Refugees Seeking Cosmological Continuity in Urban Asylum

Georgina Ramsay

show the integration of poison beliefs into the practice of everyday life for Congolese refugees in urban Uganda as collectively constituted and understood by those whom I lived among. In doing so, this article emphasizes the intersubjective basis of

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Between Conflicting Systems

An Ordinary Tragedy in Now-Capitalist Albania

Matthew Rosen

. Conclusion: Making Sense, Intersubjectively The first time I asked what happened with the bookstore, AK's answer was brief: ‘In a poor and violent country’, he said, ‘it is impossible to make an institution’. 4 Between this pithy statement and the twenty

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Conditional Freedom

A Portrait of Young Men's Sense of Belonging to the Street in Maputo, Mozambique

Andrea Moreira

defining them as objects of study to as great an extent as possible. My relationships with the young men were based upon intersubjectivity as a condition for communication ( Fabian 2014 ). As a foreign white woman, an “outsider” to the group in terms of

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The Alimentary Forms of Religious Life

Technologies of the Other, Lenience, and the Ethics of Ethiopian Orthodox Fasting

Diego Malara

the connection of bodies to other bodies that is denied.” However, I suggest that the closure brought about by fasting inaugurates new ethical forms of openness and intersubjective connectedness. While one closes oneself off from certain aspects of

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Robert Boncardo, Jean-Pierre Boulé, Nik Farrell Fox, and Daniel O'Shiel

the structure and method in Being and Nothingness’, Constance Mui's ‘Intersubjectivity and “the look”’, William Remley's ‘Ethics of authenticity’, Matthew Ally's ‘The logics of the Critique ’, T. Storm Heter's ‘Sartre and anarchism’, Gail Linsenbard

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Phenomenology Encounters Cognitivism

Robert Sinnerbrink

on situated accounts of cognitive experience—acknowledging the essential role of social interaction, sociocultural learning, intersubjective communication, sociocultural “scripts,” and enactive engagement with others in the world—brings cognitivist

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Counter-Violence and Islamic Terrorism

Is Liberation without Freedom Possible?

Maria Russo

problem for Sartre is that appeal is only possible within a concretely limited intersubjective perspective, but this limit could lead to a toleration of indifference towards another population or another social class. Nevertheless, it is essential to