Phenomenology of Pregnancy

Omslag för Phenomenology of Pregnancy

Bornemark, Jonna (red.); Smith, Nicholas (red.)

The fundamental and irreducible experience of carrying a child and bringing forth new life from one’s own body is in this anthology subjected to careful analyses that specifically, though not exclusively, draw on female experiences. In this way the crucial role of a phenomenology of pregnancy for contemporary thought is investigated. Exploring the phenomenon of pregnancy not just as a biological process, but also as a problem of lived bodily meaning, the contributions investigate a wide array of experiences that engage the limits of human life, subjectivity, intersubjectivity, and ethics, but also opens important methodological perspectives on the relation transcendental phenomenology and empirical research.

Huddinge : Södertörns högskola, 2016. 297 sidor.

ISBN 978-91-87843-38-9

Serie: Södertörn Academic Studies, 1650-433X ; 65

Serie: Södertörn Philosophical Studies, 1651-6834 ; 18