Changing Perceptions of Beautiful Bodies: The Athletic Agency Model

In Andrew Edgar & William Morgan (eds.), Somaesthetics and Sport. Leiden, Netherlands: (forthcoming)

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Peg Brand Weiser
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
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I consider what draws us to perceiving beautiful bodies in art and athletics--repeatedly and over time--that is informed by viewers' changing perceptions derived from recent publications in fashion and sport, the philosophy of sport, feminist film theory and aesthetics under the ever-expanding umbrella of somaesthetics.
Keywords Aesthetics  Feminist Aesthetics  Philosophy of Sport  Somaesthetics  Beauty
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