Refiguring the Body: Embodiment in South Asian Religions

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Refiguring the Body provides a sustained interrogation of categories and models of the body grounded in the distinctive idioms of South Asian religions, particularly Hindu and Buddhist traditions. The contributors engage prevailing theories of the body in the Western academy that derive from philosophy, social theory, and feminist and gender studies. At the same time, they recognize the limitations of applying Western theoretical models as the default epistemological framework for understanding notions of embodiment that ...

Refiguring the Body: Embodiment in South Asian Religions 2017, State University of New York Press

ISBN-13: 9781438463148

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Refiguring the Body: Embodiment in South Asian Religions 2016, State University of New York Press

ISBN-13: 9781438463155

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