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Philosophy of Dance

French, Peter A. / Wettstein, Howard K. (Herausgeber)

Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Band Nr. 44)


1. Auflage März 2020
288 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-69222-5
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This volume brings together new work in the philosophy of dance for a general philosophical audience. Scholars working across the fields of philosophy, dance studies, and related areas explore the nature of dance as a practice and an artform. This collection of essays covers topics such as the experience of dancing, the nature and appreciation of dance artworks, and the distinctive contribution of dance to philosophical understanding.

* Renee Conroy, "Dances, Danceworks, and Choreographic Works: A Plea for Conceptual Clarity"
* Carrie Noland, "'Like-Sensing Subjects': Husserl and Dance"
* Barbara Montero, "The Paradox of Post-Performance Amnesia"
* Jonathan Owen Clark, "Image Consciousness, Movement Consciousness"
* Noël Carroll, "Some Stabs at the Ontology of Dance"
* Julie Van Camp, "Identity in Dance: What Happened?"
* Graham McFee, "Audiences Appreciating Dances"
* David Davies, "Dance Seen and Dance-Screened"
* Paul Thom, "On Dancers as Coauthors"
* Richard Shusterman, "Dance as Art, Theatre, and Practice"
* Andy Hamilton, "Rhythm and Movement: The Conceptual Interdependence of Music, Dance and Poetry"
* Aili Bresnahan, "Is Tap Dance A Form of Jazz Percussion?"
* Anna Pakes, "Can There Be Conceptual Dance?"
* Troy Jollimore, "Beauty Always Dies: The Philosophical Significance of Non-Enduring Artworks"
* Barry Allen, "Three Kinds of Movement"
* Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, "Movement: Its Centrality in Natural History and Its Lifelong Significance: What Evolution (and Gesture) Can Teach Us"
* Kristin Boyce, "Beyond Petipa and Before the Academy: Plato, Socrates and Alexi Ratmansky's Serenade After Plato's Symposium"
Peter A. French is Emeritus Lincoln Professor of Ethics and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University. He was the Founding Director of the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics and its Director from 2000 to 2013. Before that he was the Cole Chair in Ethics, Director of the Ethics Center, and Chair of the Department of Philosophy of the University of South Florida. He was the Lennox Distinguished Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Trinity University, and served as Exxon Distinguished Research Professor in the Center for the Study of Values at the University of Delaware. During his 51-year career in academia he has also been a professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota, Morris, Dalhousie University, and Northern Arizona University. Dr. French earned a B.A. from Gettysburg College, an M.A. from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. from the University of Miami, and did post doctoral work at Oxford University. He was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) degree for his work in philosophy from Gettysburg College in 2006. Dr. French is the author of twenty-one books including War and Moral Dissonance; The Virtues of Vengeance; Cowboy Metaphysics; Ethics and College Sports; Corporate Ethics; Responsibility Matters; Collective and Corporate Responsibility; Ethics in Government; and The Scope of Morality. Some of his works have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, German, Italian, French, Serbian, and Spanish. Dr. French also was the editor of the Journal of Social Philosophy. He has published scores of articles in the major philosophical and legal journals and reviews, many of which have been anthologized. In 2008 the APA's Newsletter on Philosophy and Law dedicated an issue to him, and at its 2014 Central Division meetings in Chicago, the APA honored him with a session on his work. Fifteen philosophers and legal theorists contributed chapters to the book Reflections on Ethics and Responsibility: Essays in Honor of Peter A. French, edited by Zachary Goldberg (2017).

Howard K. Wettstein is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside. His Ph.D. is from the City University of New York and his B.A. from Yeshiva College. In 2013 his book The Significance of Religious Experience was published by Oxford University Press. Earlier books include Has Semantics Rested On a Mistake? and Other Essays (Stanford University Press, 1991) and The Magic Prism: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language (Oxford University Press, 2004). He has edited or co-edited several volumes including Themes From Kaplan and Diasporas and Exiles: Varieties of Jewish Identity. Wettstein senses the approach of his forthexisting book, The Fabric of Faith.

Patrick Londen received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of California, Riverside. His work focuses on phenomenology, existentialism, and practical philosophy more generally in the post-Kantian European tradition, as well as topics in ethics and aesthetics. His dissertation is titled Authenticity and Agency: Heidegger's Constitutivism.

P. A. French, Arizona State University; H. Wettstein, University of California, Riverside