Bodily Phenomenology

How does Young’s account of the ‘feminine bodily experience’ relate to, and possibly criticise, Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology of the human body? Iris Marion Young’s account of the ‘feminine bodily experience’ relates to the work of Merleau-Ponty by establishing a gap in existential phenomenology. She then attempts to fill it by investigating ‘the manner in which eachContinue reading “Bodily Phenomenology”

Existentialism, Humanism & Nihilism: A Short Analysis of Sartre’s Contentions on the Nature of Being

Jean-Paul Sartre, needless to say, is no stranger to the philosophical playing field. If the individuals that have shaped Existentialism, Secular Humanism, and for that matter, the nascent beginnings of Marxism were to be described using the pieces on a chess board, Sartre would constitute no less than an elegant, irreverent and uncontainable queen. ThroughContinue reading “Existentialism, Humanism & Nihilism: A Short Analysis of Sartre’s Contentions on the Nature of Being”

Personal Identity and Memory

A Short Story on Selective Memory Erasure Prison overpopulation had always been a severe problem, but it reached a tipping point in 2034, when it was revealed that inmates in a prison were forced to share rooms made for two people with up to ten people. The government received serious backlash for their mishandling ofContinue reading “Personal Identity and Memory”