The Resource Hospitality of the matrix: : philosophy, biomedicine, and culture, Irina Aristarkhova, (ebook)

Hospitality of the matrix: : philosophy, biomedicine, and culture, Irina Aristarkhova, (ebook)

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Hospitality of the matrix: : philosophy, biomedicine, and culture
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Hospitality of the matrix:
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philosophy, biomedicine, and culture
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Irina Aristarkhova
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eng
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The question 'Where do we come from?' has fascinated philosophers, scientists, and artists for generations. This book reorients the question of the matrix as a place where everything comes from (chora, womb, incubator) by recasting it in terms of acts of 'matrixial/maternal hospitality' producing space and matter of and for the other. Irina Aristarkhova theorizes such hospitality with the potential to go beyond tolerance in understanding self/other relations. Building on and critically evaluating a wide range of historical and contemporary scholarship, she applies this theoretical framework to the science, technology, and art of ectogenesis (artificial womb, neonatal incubators, and other types of generation outside of the maternal body) and proves the question 'Can the machine nurse?' is critical when approaching and understanding the functional capacities and failures of incubating technologies, such as artificial placenta. Aristarkhova concludes with the science and art of male pregnancy, positioning the condition as a question of the hospitable man and newly defined fatherhood and its challenge to the conception of masculinity as unable to welcome the other
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Midwest
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Aristarkhova, I.
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113/.8
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non fiction
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  • Birth (Philosophy)
  • Hospitality
  • Human reproduction
  • Nurturing behavior
  • Reproduction
  • Sex role
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adult
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Hospitality of the matrix: : philosophy, biomedicine, and culture, Irina Aristarkhova, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231504089
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11860681
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11860681
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MWT11860681
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hospitality of the matrix: : philosophy, biomedicine, and culture, Irina Aristarkhova, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231504089
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860681
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860681
System control number
MWT11860681
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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