Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am

Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am

Editor(s): Robert Arp

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012 05:17AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470672068

Online ISBN: 9781118252789

DOI: 10.1002/9781118252789

Series Editor(s): Fritz Allhoff

About this Book

Covering philosophical issues ranging from tattooed religious symbols to a feminist aesthetics of tattoo, Tattoos and Philosophy offers an enthusiastic analysis of inking that will lead readers to consider the nature of the tattooing arts in a new and profound way.

  • Contains chapters written by philosophers (most all with tattoos themselves), tattoo artists, and tattoo enthusiasts that touch upon many areas in Western and Eastern philosophy
  • Enlightens people to the nature of tattoos and the tattooing arts, leading readers to think deeply about tattoos in new ways
  • Offers thoughtful and humorous insights that make philosophical ideas accessible to the non-philosopher

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The History and Nature of Tattoos

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  2. Part II: Tattoos and Art

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    2. Chapter 4

      Fleshy Canvas (pages 38–50)

      Kimberly Baltzer-Jaray and Tanya Rodriguez

  3. Part III: The Tattooed Woman

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  4. Part IV: Personal Identity

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  5. Part V: Expressions of Freedom

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  6. Part VI: Experiences and Stories Surrounding Tattoos

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  7. Part VII: Ethical Concerns

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  8. Part VIII: Eastern and Religious Perspectives

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