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The meaning of the body : aesthetics of human understanding / Mark Johnson.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Mark, 1949-
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 308 p., 2 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), music ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Meaning (Philosophy)
Body, Human (Philosophy)
Aesthetics.
Contents:
Preface : the need for an aesthetics of human meaning
Introduction : meaning is more than words and deeper than concepts
The movement of life
Big babies
"Since feeling is first" : emotional dimensions of meaning
The grounding of meaning in the qualities of life
Feeling William James's "but": the aesthetics of reasoning and logic
The origin of meaning in organism-environment coupling : a nonrepresentational view of mind
The corporeal roots of symbolic meaning
The brain's role in meaning
From embodied meaning to abstract thought
Art as an exemplar of meaning-making
Music and the flow of meaning
The meaning of the body.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-295) and index.
OCLC:
76967201
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