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Striking BeautyA Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts$
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Barry Allen

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231172721

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231172721.001.0001

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From Dualism to the Darwinian Body

From Dualism to the Darwinian Body

Themes from Western Philosophy

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(p.61) 2 From Dualism to the Darwinian Body
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Striking Beauty
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Barry Allen

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231172721.003.0002

Canonical Western philosophers tend to acknowledge no value for the body. However, not all are contemptuous of the body; some of them invented materialism, the theory that everything in nature is body. Philosophy in the wake of Darwin has begun to create new ways of thinking about the body that martial arts train. Among these the chapter discusses work on somaesthetics, body phenomenology, and embodied cognition.

Keywords:   Dualism, Materialism, Darwin, Somaesthetics, Body Phenomenology, Embodied Cognition

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