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    Body Consciousness: A Philosophy of Mindfulness and Somaesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2008 - Cambridge University Press.
    Contemporary culture increasingly suffers from problems of attention, over-stimulation, and stress, and a variety of personal and social discontents generated by deceptive body images. This book argues that improved body consciousness can relieve these problems and enhance one's knowledge, performance, and pleasure. The body is our basic medium of perception and action, but focused attention to its feelings and movements has long been criticised as a damaging distraction that also ethically corrupts through self-absorption. In Body Consciousness, Richard Shusterman refutes such (...)
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    Thinking Through the Body: Essays in Somaesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    Thinking through the body: educating for the humanities -- The body as background -- Self-knowledge and its discontents: from Socrates to somaesthetics -- Muscle memory and the somaesthetic pathologies of everyday life -- Somaesthetics in the philosophy classroom: a practical approach -- Somaesthetics and the limits of aesthetics -- Somaesthetics and Burke's sublime -- Pragmatism and cultural politics: from textualism to somaesthetics -- Body consciousness and performance -- Somaesthetics and architecture: a critical option -- Photography as performative process -- Asian (...)
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    Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.Richard Shusterman - 1992 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 50 (3):254-257.
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    Pragmatist Aesthetics: Living Beauty, Rethinking Art.Richard Shusterman - 1992 - Blackwell.
    This much acclaimed book has emerged as neo-pragmatism's most significant contribution to contemporary aesthetics.
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    Practicing Philosophy: Pragmatism and the Philosophical Life.Richard Shusterman - 1996 - Routledge.
    Applying contemporary pragmatism to the crucial question of how philosophy can help us live better, Shusterman develops his distinctive aesthetic model of philosophical living that includes politics, somatics, and ethnicity, while critically engaging the rival views of Dewey, Wittgenstein, and Foucault, as well as Rorty, Putnam, Goodman, Habermas, and Cavell.
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    Performing Live: Aesthetic Alternatives for the Ends of Art.Richard Shusterman - 2000 - Cornell University Press.
    The end of aesthetic experience -- Don't believe the hype -- The fine art of rap -- Affect and authenticity in country musicals -- The urban aesthetics of absence : pragmatist reflections in Berlin -- Beneath interpretation -- Somaesthetics and the body/media issue -- The somatic turn : care of the body in contemporary culture -- Multiculturalism and the art of living -- Genius and the paradox of self-styling.
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  7. Pragmatist Aesthetics: Living Beauty, Rethinking Art.Richard Shusterman - 1992 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    This much acclaimed book has emerged as neo-pragmatism's most significant contribution to contemporary aesthetics. By articulating a deeply embodied notion of aesthetic experience and the art of living, and by providing a compellingly rigorous defense of popular art—crowned by a pioneer study of hip hop—Richard Shusterman reorients aesthetics towards a fresher, more relevant, and socially progressive agenda. The second edition contains an introduction where Shusterman responds to his critics, and it concludes with an added chapter that formulates his novel notion (...)
     
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  8. Pragmatist Aesthetics: Living Beauty, Rethinking Art.Richard SHUSTERMAN - 1992 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 29 (3):480-488.
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    Somaesthetics: A Disciplinary Proposal.Richard Shusterman - 1999 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 57 (3):299-313.
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  10. The Interpretive Turn: Philosophy, Science, Culture.David Hiley, James Bohman & Richard Shusterman (eds.) - 1991 - Cornell University Press.
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    Surface and Depth: Dialectics of Criticism and Culture.Richard Shusterman - 2002 - Cornell University Press.
    If aesthetics is both surface and depth, impassioned immediacy yet also critical distance of judgment, how can this doubleness be held together in one ...
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    Performing Live: Aesthetic Alternatives for the Ends of Art.Richard Shusterman - 2000 - Cornell University Press.
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    Bodies in the Streets: The Somaesthetics of City Life.Richard Shusterman (ed.) - 2019 - Brill.
    Thirteen original essays explore the qualities and challenges of urban life from a variety of disciplinary perspectives that illustrate the aesthetic, cultural, and political roles of bodies in the city streets.
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    Body Consciousness and Performance: Somaesthetics East and West.Richard Shusterman - 2009 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67 (2):133-145.
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    The End of Aesthetic Experience.Richard Shusterman - 1997 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 55 (1):29-41.
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    Aesthetic Experience: From Analysis to Eros.Richard Shusterman - 2006 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 64 (2):217–229.
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    Pragmatism and East-Asian Thought.Richard Shusterman - 2004 - Metaphilosophy 35 (1-2):13-43.
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    Dewey's Art as Experience : The Psychological Background.Richard Shusterman - 2010 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 44 (1):pp. 26-43.
  19. Bourdieu: A Critical Reader.Richard Shusterman (ed.) - 1999 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This Critical Reader provides a new perspective on the work of France's foremost social theorist Pierre Bourdieu, by examining its philosophical import and promoting a fruitful dialogue between Bourdieu and philosophers in the English-speaking world. The contributors include leading philosophers who critically assess Bourdieu's philosophical theories and their significance from diverse philosophical perspectives to reveal which dimensions of his thought are the most useful for philosophy today. These discussions also raise important questions about the current institutional limits of philosophy and (...)
     
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    Pragmatism and Liberalism Between Dewey and Rorty.Richard Shusterman - 1994 - Political Theory 22 (3):391-413.
  21. Pragmatism and Criticism: A Response to Three Critics of Pragmatist Aesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2002 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 16 (1):26 - 38.
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    Undoing Aesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2000 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 58 (1):83-84.
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    Thinking Through the Body, Educating for the Humanities: A Plea for Somaesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2006 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 40 (1):1-21.
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  24. Somaesthetics and The Second Sex: A Pragmatist Reading of a Feminist Classic.Richard Shusterman - 2003 - Hypatia 18 (4):106-136.
    This paper explains the discipline of somaesthetics, which emerges from pragmatism's concern with enhancing embodied experience and reconstructing the aesthetic in ways that make it more central to key philosophical concerns of knowledge, ethics, and politics. I then examine Beauvoir's complex treatment of the body in The Second Sex, assessing both her arguments that could support the pragmatic approach of somaesthetics but also those that challenge its bodily focus as a danger for feminism.
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    Somaesthetics and Burke's Sublime.Richard Shusterman - 2005 - British Journal of Aesthetics 45 (4):323-341.
    Burke is an important exception to Nietzsche's claim that philosophical aesthetics ignores physiology and the role of practical interest. Grounded on the powerful interest of survival, Burke's theory of the sublime also offers a physiological explanation of our feelings of sublimity that explicitly defines certain conditions of our nerves as the ‘efficient cause’ of such feelings. While his general account of sublimity is widely appreciated, its somatic dimension has been dismissed as hopelessly misguided. In examining Burke's views in relation to (...)
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    Somatic Style.Richard Shusterman - 2011 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 69 (2):147-159.
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    Back to the Future: Aesthetics Today.Richard Shusterman - 2012 - Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 23 (43).
    This paper originated as the keynote address at the conference “Aesthetics Today” organized by the Finnish Society of Aesthetics to mark its 40th anniversary and was delivered at the University of Helsinki on March 1, 2012. Written for that particular occasion the sense of an oral presentation has been maintained. Shusterman’s point of departure is the thesis that contemporary aesthetics can be characterized by a number of leading themes that mark a return to older aesthetic perspectives, after these perspectives have (...)
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    Somaesthetics and Care of the Self: The Case of Foucault.Richard Shusterman - 2000 - The Monist 83 (4):530-551.
    Among the many features that made Michel Foucault a remarkable philosopher was a doubly bold initiative: to renew the ancient idea of philosophy as a special way of life, and to insist on its distinctly somatic and aesthetic expression. This paper examines Foucault as an exemplary but problematic pioneer in a field I call somaesthetics, a discipline that puts the body’s experience and artful refashioning back into the heart of philosophy as an art of living. A long dominant Platonist tradition, (...)
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    Winckelmann on Taste: A Somaesthetic Perspective.Richard Shusterman - 2018 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 76 (2):175-186.
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    Putnam and Cavell on the Ethics of Democracy.Richard Shusterman - 1997 - Political Theory 25 (2):193-214.
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    Analytic Aesthetics.Richard Shusterman (ed.) - 1989 - Blackwell.
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    Soma and Psyche.Richard Shusterman - 2010 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 24 (3):205-223.
    In the ancient legend of Cupid and Psyche, Venus was jealous of Psyche’s beauty and plotted to punish her by binding her through love to a hideous creature that would appear once Cupid scratched Psyche with his arrow of desire while she slept, so that she would fall in love with the next thing she saw upon awakening. But when Cupid saw her beauty, he was so overwhelmed that he accidentally wounded himself with his own arrow and thus fell deeply (...)
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    Aesthetic Experience: From Analysis to Eros.Richard Shusterman - 2006 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 64 (2):217-229.
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  34. Of the Scandal of Taste: Social Privilege as Nature in the Aesthetic Theories of Hume and Kant.Richard Shusterman - 1989 - Philosophica Forum 20 (3):211-229.
     
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    Soma, Self, and Society: Somaesthetics as Pragmatist Meliorism.Richard Shusterman - 2011 - Metaphilosophy 42 (3):314-327.
    Abstract: This article explains the pragmatist project of somaesthetics in five different ways. First, it clarifies the notion of soma as encompassing both subjective intentionality and material objectivity in the world. Second, it highlights the social dimensions of somaesthetics, building on the basic insight that the soma is always shaped by the social and physical environments in which it is nested. Third, it examines the similarities and differences between somaesthetics and the Merleau-Ponty tradition of somatic phenomenology, while answering some of (...)
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    Beneath Interpretation: Against Hermeneutic Holism.Richard Shusterman - 1990 - The Monist 73 (2):181-204.
    Kohelet, that ancient postmodern who already remarked that all is vanity and there is nothing new under the sun, also insisted that there is a time for everything: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to break down and a time to build up, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing. There is no mention of a time for interpretation, but surely there is one; and just as surely that time is (...)
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  37. Form and Funk: The Aesthetic Challenge of Popular Art.Richard Shusterman - 1991 - British Journal of Aesthetics 31 (3):213-213.
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    Entertainment: A Question for Aesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2003 - British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (3):289-307.
    Underlying the stubborn hierarchical dichotomy between high and popular art, there is a far more basic contrast at work—art versus entertainment. Yet the complex network of language games deploying these concepts reveals that entertainment is not simply contrasted to art but often identified with art as an allied or subsuming category. The arts are themselves sometimes described as forms of entertainment. Because the concept of entertainment is deeply and complexly related to the concept of art, and because it is also (...)
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    Asian Ars Erotica and the Question of Sexual Aesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2007 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65 (1):55–68.
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    Transactional Experiential Inquiry: From Pragmatism to Somaesthetics.Richard Shusterman - 2015 - Contemporary Pragmatism 12 (1):180-195.
    In responding to five symposium articles that discuss my book Thinking through the Body and my theories of somaesthetics and pragmatism, this essay elaborates two central methodological orientations that guide my philosophical research. The first is transactional experiential inquiry in which inquiry can develop new directions, aims, methods, and standards through the dynamic experiences acquired in the course of the inquiry’s pursuit and in which its transactional experiences involve research that transcends familiar disciplinary limits and conventions. The second principle involves (...)
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    Aesthetic Blindness to Textual Visuality.Richard Shusterman - 1982 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 41 (1):87-96.
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    Moving Truth: Affect and Authenticity in Country Musicals.Richard Shusterman - 1999 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 57 (2):221-233.
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    Art as Dramatization.Richard Shusterman - 2001 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 59 (4):361–372.
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    Somaesthetics and C. S. Peirce.Richard Shusterman - 2009 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 23 (1):pp. 8-27.
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    Postmodernist Aestheticism: A New Moral Philosophy?Richard Shusterman - 1988 - Theory, Culture and Society 5 (2-3):337-355.
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    Complexities of Aesthetic Experience: Response to Johnston.Richard Shusterman - 2004 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 38 (4):109.
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    Home Alone? Self and Other in Somaesthetics and "Performing Live".Richard Shusterman - 2002 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 36 (4):102.
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    Introduction: The Interpretive Turn.James F. Bohman, David R. Hiley & Richard Shusterman - 1991 - In David Hiley, James Bohman & Richard Shusterman (eds.), The Interpretive Turn: Philosophy, Science, Culture. Cornell University Press. pp. 1-14.
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    Aesthetic Experience.Richard Shusterman & Adele Tomlin - 2007 - In Michael Beaney (ed.), The Analytic Turn: Analysis in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology. Routledge.
    consist (in part) in our taking pleasure in the awe or wonder we feel towards them.'' But although forms of awe and wonder are feelings that at least some ...
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    T.S. Eliot and the Philosophy of Criticism.Richard Shusterman - 1988 - Columbia University Press.
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