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Feeding Desire
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Rebecca Popenoe
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Based on fieldwork in an Arab village in Niger, analyzes the meanings of women's fatness as constituted by desire, kinship, concepts of health, Islam, and the crucial social need to manage sexuality.
Burning with Desire
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Geoffrey Batchen
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-03-15 - Publisher: MIT Press

In an 1828 letter to his partner, Nicéphore Niépce, Louis Daguerre wrote, "I am burning with desire to see your experiments from nature." In this book, Geoffrey Batchen analyzes the desire to photograph as it emerged within the philosophical and scientific milieus that preceded the actual invention of photography. Recent
Aristotle on Desire
Language: en
Authors: Giles Pearson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Desire is a central concept in Aristotle's ethical and psychological works, but he does not provide us with a systematic treatment of the notion itself. This book reconstructs the account of desire latent in his various scattered remarks on the subject and analyses its role in his moral psychology. Topics
The Syntax of Desire
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Elena Lombardi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

In medieval culture, the consideration of language is deeply connected to other aspects of the system of knowledge. One interesting connection takes place between theories of language and theories of larger concepts such as love and desire. The Syntax of Desire is an interdisciplinary examination of the interlacing operation of
Death, Desire, and Loss in Western Culture
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Jonathan Dollimore, Reader in the School of English and American Studies Jonathan Dollimore
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Psychology Press

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