To suspend: “To debar temporarily, especially from a privilege.” “To hold in an undetermined or undecided state awaiting further information.” “To keep from falling or sinking by some invisible support as buoyancy.” “To keep fixed or lost (as in wonder or contemplation).”

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In Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self, I argue for a conception of trans-corporeality that traces the material interchanges across human bodies, animal bodies, and the wider material world. As the material self cannot be disentangled from networks that are simultaneously economic, political, cultural, scientific, and substantial, what was once the ostensibly bounded human subject finds herself in a swirling landscape of uncertainty where practices and actions that were once not even remotely ethical...

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