Disembodiment, Embodiment and the Image-Affect

  • Julian Manley
Part of the Studies in the Psychosocial book series (STIP)


Following on from the consideration of the quality and nature of language in the previous chapter, this chapter considers alternative ways of apprehending thought and knowledge. In particular, consideration is given to the relationship between image, affect and meaning, especially as this is conveyed in dreams that are felt as embodied and known through experience. The knowledge of social dreaming is partly understood as residing in the shared nature of the dreams as opposed to their meanings to individuals.


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  • Julian Manley
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  1. 1.University of Central LancashirePrestonUK

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