• The volume presents the results of the 1st International Conference on Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind. It discusses from different points of view the role of embodiment in the reevaluation of aesthetics as a process of bodily mediated meaning-making
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    Mark Johnson’s work The Meaning of the Body presents John Dewey’s pragmatism and pragmatist aesthetics as the forerunners of the anti-Cartesian embodied enactive approach to human experience and meaning. He rejects the Kantian noncognitive character of aesthetics and emphasizes that aesthetics is the study of the human capacity to experience the bodily conditions of meaning constitution that grows from our bodily conditions of life. Using Mark Johnson’s view as a starting-point, this paper offer…Read more