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Der Tastsinn in Texten der Aufklärung

ISBN-10: 3484181826
ISBN-13: 9783484181823
PUBLISHER: Verlag Max Niemeyer
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Die Studie beschreibt das begriffliche und metaphorische Feld dessen, was in der Aufkl#65533;rung als Tastsinn/Gef#65533;hl figuriert. Dabei bezieht sie sich auf ein Ph#65533;nomen, dessen operative und physiologische Bestimmung in Frage steht. Denn wo dieser Sinn anatomisch zu verorten und wie seine Funktion zu spezifizieren sei, stellt sich in Anbetracht der diskutierten Ans#65533;tze vor allem als ein Problem dar. Das zugrundegelegte Korpus umfasst literarische, philosophische und naturkundliche Texte. Diese werden einer Lekt#65533;re unterzogen, die unter Rekurs auf systematische Begriffe die Vielschichtigkeit des Gegenstandes auszuloten erm#65533;glicht. Den Ausgangspunkt bildet Descartes' Erkl#65533;rung des neuzeitlichen Sehverst#65533;ndnisses unter Einbeziehung des Tastvergleichs, den Abschluss Herders #65533;sthetisches Konzept. Der zwischen diesen beiden Kapiteln gespannte historische Bogen umgreift #65533;ber hundert Jahre, in deren Verlauf sich die Differenz von Sehen und Tasten als diskursiver Bezugspunkt sowohl verfestigt als auch aufl#65533;st. Anhand ausgew#65533;hlter Texte von u.a. Berkeley, Wolff, Brockes, Bodmer, Breitinger, Diderot oder Lessing zeichnet die Studie die wechselnden Konstellationen sowie Medien des Tastsinns nach und zeigt auf, dass dieser bereits seit dem 17. Jahrhundert nicht mehr als Kategorie der leiblichen Pr#65533;senz gedacht wird, die es gegen#65533;ber dem Sehsinn zu rehabilitieren gelte, sondern in ein komplexeres Reflexionsgef#65533;ge eingebunden ist.

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PAGES: 431
CATEGORY: History, Literary Criticism

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