11. Bearing the Marks

How Tattoos Reveal Our Embodied Freedom

  1. Robert Arp PH. D.
  1. Jonathan Heaps B. A., M. A.

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118252789.ch11

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

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

How to Cite

Heaps, J. (2012) Bearing the Marks, in Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am (ed R. Arp), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118252789.ch11

Author Information

  1. Boston University, USA

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:

  • marks of tattoos, and embodied freedom;
  • tattoos, problems of freedom, helping to answer it;
  • mind causal, or material determinism;
  • cause-and-effect chain;
  • Kant's theory of freedom, causal determinism;
  • embodied freedom;
  • response part of responsibility;
  • material or causal determinism, and freedom

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fingers Running Up and Down the Back of My Arm

  • Am I Really Free?

  • Determinism

  • Kant, Freedom, and Alternate Natures

  • ‘Nature’ Isn't a System

  • Embodied Freedom: It Develops!

  • The Response Part of Responsibility

  • In the Space Created by that Fluid Emergence