10. Tattoos are Forever

Bodily Freedom and the (Im)possibility of Change

  1. Robert Arp PH. D.
  1. Felipe Carvalho PH. D.

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118252789.ch10

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

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

How to Cite

Carvalho, F. (2012) Tattoos are Forever, in Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am (ed R. Arp), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118252789.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fritz Allhoff

Series Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470672068

Online ISBN: 9781118252789

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Keywords:

  • expressions of freedom;
  • tattoos are forever, bodily freedom and change;
  • a philosopher's worries;
  • hedonism;
  • hedonist, too childish in his/her simplicity;
  • motif, meaning, motive, and a middle path;
  • tattoo appeal, over someone's artwork;
  • inconsequentialism of hedonist, excessive precautionism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Philosopher's Worries

  • Being a Hedonist … and Regretting It

  • Mill's Will

  • Too Little and Too Much

  • Motif, Meaning, Motive, and a Middle Path

  • A Philosopher's Worries Again