The Passenger

Theory, Culture and Society 16 (5-6):201-214 (1999)

Abstract

This article argues that, at first, there appears to be little space for feminism in Virilio's general critique of the loss of physical and mental territories under the impact of technologies and teletechnologies. Allusions to women are mainly taken up in general arguments about progressive immobilization of humans. One exception, however, is a recurring passage of woman as carrier of man. This scene makes of woman a privileged mediator between immanence and movement and, through the introduction of Eros, even between physical, grounded space and ungrounded mobility.

Download options

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 72,743

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Analytics

Added to PP
2018-01-10

Downloads
1 (#1,559,800)

6 months
1 (#386,989)

Historical graph of downloads

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
How can I increase my downloads?

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Passenger.Ismar Badzic - 2010 - Philosophy Now 79:44-45.
Nancy’s Worlds.Verena Andermatt Conley - 2014 - Diacritics 42 (2):84-98.
Reading Lacan.Verena Andermatt Conley & Jane Gallop - 1987 - Substance 16 (1):97.