Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine by Kristin Zeiler,Lisa Folkmarson Käll

By Kristin Zeiler,Lisa Folkmarson Käll

Phenomenological insights into healthiness matters with regards to physically self-experience, normality and deviance, self-alienation, and objectification.

Situated on the intersection of phenomenology of medication and feminist phenomenology, this quantity offers insights into scientific practices reminiscent of surgical operations, organ transplants, dentistry, midwifery, and psychiatry. The participants clarify the relevance of feminist phenomenology to the fields of drugs and well-being by way of highlighting distinction, vulnerability, and volatility as crucial dimensions of human adventure instead of deviations. It additionally additional vitalizes the sector of phenomenology by way of bringing it into dialog with a variety of diverse materials—including case stories, fiction, and other kinds of narrative—and laying off new mild on concerns like physically self-experience, normality and deviance, self-alienation, and objectification. The volume’s specialise in concrete adventure develops and sharpens the methodological instruments and conceptual framework of phenomenology and makes it a superb source for students, scholars, and clinical practitioners alike.

“…this e-book is an important and unique contribution to either feminist thought and phenomenology. the quantity bridges various fields of inquiry, filling a niche within the feminist scholarship on drugs whereas, while, delivering theoretical insights that would tell conceptual and sensible issues inside biomedicine.” — Hypatia

“…the breadth and forte of issues may still curiosity an individual who works in the fields of philosophy of medication and scientific ethics … the gathering is breaking new floor in a favorable method … bringing a feminist phenomenological lens to the philosophy of drugs makes salient the various ways that a number of other forms of oppressions are occur inside of our clinical structures and practices. The desire is that practitioners, theorists, and activists within the box learn this e-book, and are moved not to in simple terms imagine in new instructions yet to behave upon their thoughts.” — Bioethics.net

“Though this quantity is most suitable to these drawn to phenomenology, a number of articles, fairly Käll’s article on Wit, a movie utilized in many bioethics classes, have a extra normal allure and will be really worth examining via bioethicists.” — CHOICE

Kristin Zeiler is affiliate Professor of scientific Ethics at Linköping collage, Sweden, and professional Futura Scientia Fellow on the Swedish Collegium for complex examine, Uppsala college, Sweden.

Folkmarson Käll is Docent of Theoretical Philosophy at Uppsala college, Sweden, and study affiliate on the department of healthiness and Society at Linköping collage, Sweden. She is the editor of Dimensions of ache: Humanities and Social technology Perspectives.

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