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Topophobia: A Phenomenology of Anxiety
Trigg, Dylan
Bloomsbury Publishing (US) / Softcover / 2016-12-01 / 1474283233
Philosophy / Social Psychology
price: $41.90 (may be subject to change)
256 pages
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Topophobia: A Phenomenology of Anxiety is a vivid second-person inquiry into how anxiety plays a formative part in the constitution of subjectivity. While anxiety has assumed a central role in the history of philosophy - and phenomenology in particular - until now there has been no sustained study of how it shapes our sense of self and being the world. This book seeks to address that lacuna.

Calling upon the author's own experience of being an agoraphobic, it asks a series of critical questions: How is our experience of the world affected by our bodily experience of others? What role do moods play in shaping our experience of the world? How can we understand the role of conditions such as agoraphobia in relation to our normative understanding of the body and the environment? What is the relation between anxiety and home? The reader will gain an insight into the strange experience of being unable to cross a bridge, get on a bus, and enter a supermarket without tremendous anxiety. At the same time, they will discover aspects of their own bodily experience that are common to both agoraphobes and non-agoraphobes alike.

Integrating phenomenological inquiry with current issues in the philosophy of mind, Trigg arrives at a renewed understanding of identity, which arranges self, other and world as a unified whole. Written with a sense of vividness often lacking in academic discourse, this is living philosophy.

About the Author:

Dylan Trigg is Marie Curie International Fellow at the University of Memphis, Department of Philosophy and at University College Dublin. He is author of The Thing: A Phenomenology of Horror (2014) and The Memory of Place: A Phenomenology of the Uncanny (2012).

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