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Title Tattoos [electronic resource] : philosophy for everyone : I ink, therefore I am / edited by Robert Arp.
Published Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  GN419.3 .T375 2012eb    ONLINE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource ( xxvi, 266 p.) : ill.
Series Philosophy for everyone ; 50
Philosophy for everyone ; 50.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I ink, therefore, I foreword / Rocky Rakovic -- I am, therefore I ink : an introduction to tattoos : philosophy for everyone : I ink, therefore I am / Robert Arp -- Tattoos and the tattooing arts in perspective : an overview and some preliminary observations / Charles Taliaferro and Mark Odden -- How to read a tattoo, and other perilous quests / Juniper Ellis -- Are tattoos art? / Nicolas Michaud -- Fleshy canvas : the aesthetics of tattoos from Feminist and hermeneutical perspectives / Kimberly Baltzer-Jaray and Tanya Rodriguez -- Female tattoos and graffiti / Thorsten Botz-Bornstein -- Painted fetters : tattoooing as feminist liberation / Nancy Kang -- Tattoo you : personal identity in ink / Kyle Fruh and Emily Thomas -- Illusions of permanence : tattoos and the temporary self / Rachel C. Falkenstern -- My tattoo may be permanent, but my memory of it isn't / Clancy Smith -- Tattoos are forever : bodily freedom and the (im)possibility of change / Felipe Carvalho -- Bearing the marks : how tattoos reveal our embodied freedom / Jonathan Heaps -- Never merely 'there' : tattooing as a practice of writing and a telling of stories / Wendy Lynne Lee -- Something terribly flawed : philosophy and 'The illustrated man' / Kevin S. Decker -- The vice of the tough tattoo / Jennifer Baker -- To ink, or not to ink : tattoos and bioethics / Daniel Miori -- Writing on the body : the modern morality of the tattoo / Simon Woods -- Is a tattoo a sign of impiety? / Adam Barkman -- Confessions of a tattooed Buddhist philosopher / Joseph J. Lynch -- An atheist and a theist discuss a cross tattoo and God's existence / Robert Arp.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Tattooing.
Related Names Arp, Robert.
Related To Print version: Tattoos. Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Tattoos. 1st ed. Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012 9780470672068 (DLC) 2011044950
ISBN 9781118252772 (electronic bk.)
1118252772 (electronic bk.)
9780470672068 (pbk.)
0470672064 (pbk.)