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Black "labor" continues to finance the privileged disembodiment of white citizens; overdetermined black materiality is indispensable to the production of white social transparency.
Through disembodiment, Merwin tears away from his narrators nearly everything that would allow us to identify them.
In the context of cybernetic disembodiment, rooted in nanoseconds of time and imploded infinities of space, cyberspace addresses the overwhelming need to constitute a phenomenal being.
Disembodiment and cyberspace: Gendered discourses in female teenagers' personal information disclosure.
such thinking "opposes the fantasies of disembodiment and autonomy inherited from humanism" (2010: xv).
23) They challenge the projection of our selves onto the world, as we begin to occupy, in our imagination, the space between the layers of land, water and sky, somewhere between embodiment and disembodiment, grounding ourselves in a fragmented, yet omnipresent horizon line, where "the horizon includes the seer and the world remains horizon because 'he who sees is of it and is in it.
In Dream of Fair to Middling Women, for instance, Belacqua's brief disembodiment leaves him bereft, 'in his breast a void place and a spacious nothing' (my italics): Beckett took the quotation from an older translation of the Confessions passage quoted above.
In the second case involving alleged rape of a woman, the Indian Army has clarified that the accused Showkat Malik was enrolled into TA (H and H) in January, 2004 and on completion of 10 years of service had sought voluntary disembodiment which was granted in April 1, 2014, a few days before the alleged crime has taken place.
Whereas the epistemic addiction of the philosophy of religion uses abstraction to attain disembodiment for the sake of conceptual analysis, thus making the flesh into a word, black philosophy employs a critique of abstraction to make the word flesh.
She draws on Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology, Jacques Lacan's psychoanalysis, Renaissance studies in optics, and 20th-century math, exploring the disembodiment of visions in Western culture.
The Dream exemplifies Newman's ability to craft a "poetics of conciliation," or rather, a poetic form that accommodates Catholic liturgy and secular verse, temporal suspension and narrative progression, as well as sensory description and portrayals of disembodiment.