Kitaro Nishida's scientific contributions

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... Scollon's (20 01; Jones, 20 08 ) view on the self -what he coined as the historical body -aligns with posthuman perspectives in a number of ways. Primarily informed by Nishida's (1959) work on intelligibility and the philosophy of nothingness, Scollon (2001) sees our ways of "being" as a fluid construct that is always changing -as we engage in nonlinear trajectories of social actions that involve other social individuals and mediational means (the nonhuman others in Barad's work) across time, place, and media. With this shared ontological stance, both Scollon (2001) and Barad (1999) conceptualize what has been called "agency" as always produced, contested, and reproduced in our (including our bodies') intra-action with the others, rather than being possessed by either us or the others. ...