Metascience 23 (2):305-309 (2014)

Thinking Through the Body: Essays in Somaesthetics (TTB) is a collection of essays developing further the project of somaesthetics that the author has defended in other writings. Most of the essays have been published elsewhere and revised for this presentation. There are two objectives pursued throughout the essays. One is that of delineating the nature of somaesthetics so that its scope becomes clearer, and the other is that of defending the discipline against its critics.What is somaesthetics? Somaesthetics is offered as a branch of aesthetics whose interdisciplinary nature attempts to reshape primarily aesthetics and philosophy, while it has application in a variety of educational, artistic, technological, etc., contexts. Its primary target is the neglect of the body’s importance in aesthetics and in philosophy in general. According to this view, aesthetics has ignored the body’s aesthetic significance for the sake of other projects such as the definition of art. In opposition to t ..
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