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Listening in/to Tim Robinson
Gerry Smyth

how phenomenology differs from psychology or psychoanalysis: whereas the latter are always oriented toward the meaning (symbolic or real) Listening in/to Tim Robinson of an actual sound, however faintly heard, the former reverberates in response to energies that that have no apparent ‘sensory or physical’ resonance. In such an analysis it is the listening, not the hearing, that is all important. Jean-Luc Nancy develops this distinction between ‘listening’ and ‘hearing’ by self-consciously resisting the tendency of philosophy to assimilate the former merely as a

in Unfolding Irish landscapes
Wolfgang Müller-Funk

from philosophy, especially from phenomenology, and secondly from Freud's psychoanalysis. In Culture and Its Discontents , Freud argues against Roman Rolland's idea of an oceanic feeling that is close to Friedrich Schleiermacher's and connected to the modernist idea of disintegration (Freud, 2001 : 72; Freud, 2016 : 51). This oceanic feeling is seen as a form of infantile borderless existence. Freud's scepticism goes hand in hand with the argument that there is a need for human beings to develop certain forms of internal barriers to create an individual identity

in Border images, border narratives
Marcos P. Dias

’s keypad) if they and their partner in crime will react violently or not to specific events during the fictional bank heist. The tyranny of choice and consumerism theme in A Machine To See With addresses what sociologist Eva Illouz ( 2008 ) defines as the process of smoothing the individual through the promotion of a culture of self-help governed through consumption (through the capitalist machine) and therapeutic discourse. In this process – according to her – self-knowledge becomes the ‘new language of the self’. Illouz ( 2008 : 3) argues that psychoanalysis is

in The machinic city