From the Book - First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
I: A woman looking at men looking at women. A woman looking at men looking at women ; Balloon magic ; My Louise Bourgeois ; Anselm Kiefer : the truth is always gray ; Mapplethorpe/Almodovar : points and counterpoints ; Wim Wenders's Pina : dancing for dance ; Much ado about hairdos ; Sontag on smut : fifty years later ; "No competition" ; The writing self and the psychiatric patient ; Inside the room
II: The delusions of certainty
III: What are we? : lectures on the human condition. Borderlands : first, second, and third person adventures in crossing disciplines ; Becoming others ; Why one story and not another? ; I wept for four years and when I stopped I was blind ; Suicide and the drama of self-consciousness ; Subjunctive flights : thinking through the embodied reality of imaginary worlds ; Remembering in art : the horizontal and the vertical ; Philosophy matters in brain matters ; Kierkegaard's pseudonyms and the truths of fiction.