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ContributionsPeter"s Hill School (Dudley : England)
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Book Description. Dance and the Corporeal Uncanny takes the philosophy of the body into the field of dance, through the lens of subjectivity and via its critique.. It draws on dance and performance as its dedicated field of practice to articulate a philosophy of agency and movement. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Dr. Susan Leigh Foster is a choreographer, dancer, and scholar. Her book Reading Dancing: Bodies and Subjects in Contemporary American Dance () was the first to consider the relevance of poststructuralist theory to dance research, and received the DeLaTorre Bueno Prize for scholarship in dance. Her second book, Choreography and Narrative: Ballet’s Staging of Story and Desire (), is . This book investigates how Pragmatist philosophy as a philosophical method contributes to the understanding and practice of interdisciplinary dance research. It uses the author's own practice-based research project, Later Rain, to illustrate this. Later Rain is a post-dramatic dance theater work Brand: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jean-Georges Noverre (29 April – 19 October ) was a French dancer and balletmaster, and is generally considered the creator of ballet d'action, a precursor of the narrative ballets of the 19th century. His birthday is now observed as International Dance Day.. His first professional appearances occurred as a youth in Paris at the Opéra-Comique, at Fontainebleau, in Berlin before. Created Date: 9/8/ AMFile Size: 1MB.


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The volume poses fundamental questions about what it means to be or witness a dancer moving, about the nature of choreography, dance works and performances, and about the interest and value of a dialogue between philosophy and dance.

The philosophy of dance is a burgeoning field of enquiry and this volume seeks to represent something of the breadth of international research currently underway.5/5(2). Within this philosophy, philosophy of dance book appears as an activity that humans evolved to do as the enabling condition of their best bodily becoming.

Weaving theoretical reflection with accounts of lived experience, this book positions dance as a catalyst in the development of human consciousness, compassion, ritual proclivity, and ecological by: The dance philosophy that is a subset of philosophical aesthetics is interested in the question, “what is the nature of dance as art?” Here one set of philosophical problems center on identifying what the art product of dance is—whether it is an object or structure of some or a more fluid process or event.

Drawing support from theorists and artists who embrace matter as dynamic and agential, this book offers a visionary definition of dance that illuminates its constitutive work in the ongoing evolution of human persons.

Why We Dance introduces a philosophy of bodily becoming that posits bodily movement as philosophy of dance book source and telos of human life. Within this philosophy, dance appears as an.

Considering the body as a means of expression, Embodied Philosophy in Dance deciphers forms of meaning in dance as a medium for perception and realization within the body. In doing so, the book addresses embodied philosophies of mind, hermeneutics, pragmatism, and social theories in order to illuminate the perceptual experience of : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Dance Books Thinking through dance: the philosophy of dance performance and practices. - Thinking Through Dance explores important philosophical questions raised in and by dance. Its themes include the embodiment and personhood of dancers; issues of dance work ontology and performance identity; how dance is perceived and understood; the relevance of philosophy to dance as an artform; and.

McFee, Graham (), The Philosophical Aesthetics of Dance: Identity, Performance and Understanding(Alton: Dance Books). – (), The Concept of Dance Education (Eastbourne: Pageantry Press).

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PHILOSOPHY OF THE ARTS ‘The new edition of Philosophy of The Arts provides one of the most comprehensive and pellucid introductions to aesthetics on the market.’ Andy Hamilton, Durham University, UK Philosophy of The Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduc- tion to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time.

Within this philosophy, dance appears as an activity that humans evolved to do as the enabling condition of their best bodily becoming.

Weaving theoretical reflection with accounts of lived experience, this book positions dance as a catalyst in the development of human consciousness, compassion, ritual proclivity, and ecological adaptability. Embodied Philosophy in Dance: Gaga and Ohad Naharins Movement Research is a hermeneutical account of the comprehensive processes within dance.

Accordingly, dance is related as a means of both expression and physical research. book, Understanding Dance, following Francis Sparshott’s book, Off the Ground: First Steps to a Philosophical Consideration of the Dance, was a significant introductory step towards Author: Aili Bresnahan.

In Thinking Through Dance: The Philosophy of Dance Performance Practices, edited by Jenny Bunker, Anna Pakes, and Bonnie Rowell, – Oxford: Dance Books. Paxton, Steve.

Author: Eric Mullis. With the publication of Dance and the Philosophy of Action: A Framework for the Aesthetics of Dance, Graham McFee achieves the distinction of having authored the greatest number of monographs in philosophical aesthetics dedicated to conceptual scrutiny of Cited by: 1.

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But to define a coaching philosophy and set goals, you must first understand and express why you coach and what principles will guide how you coach. Sharing the Dance: Contact Improvisation and American Culture. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Protopapa, Efrosini. “Choreography as Philosophy, or Exercising Thought in Performance.” In Thinking Through Dance: The Philosophy of Dance Performance Practices, edited by Jenny Bunker, Anna Pakes, and Bonnie Rowell, – Author: Eric Mullis.

This text is concerned with the relationship, from a philosophical perspective, between dance pedagogy and the core values of dance. It comprises sections on: dance understanding and appreciation; the nature of dance; the educational potential of dance; and the place of philosophy in dance studies/5.

(The names of the books mean: "The body", "The body’s expressivity" and "About the choreographic creation") Michel Bernard has been a philosopher of dance for more than thirty years and explores different subjects like the dancing corporeity, the creative process of choreography or the reception and memorization of the dance performance.

The aesthetics of dance is the philosophical investigation of the nature of dance, of our interest in it, especially as an art form, and of the variety of aesthetic judgments we make about it – judgments of beauty, grace, line and other aesthetic qualities.

Books on Choreography & the Creative Process. Choreographers learn best from other choreographers. Besides viewing masterworks on stage and screen, and struggling in the dance studio, young and emerging choreographers can also turn to books and learn more about the.

David Davies’s Philosophy of the Performing Arts is a great and informative book, written in a remarkably clear style, definitely worth recommending this to both professionals and graduate students, since reading it requires back-ground knowledge. Accordingly, in his book, following the recent interests of philosophical aes.Dance and/as art: considering Nietzsche and Badiou / Catherine Botha --Dance and the historical imagination / Larraine Nicholas --The thinking body: dance, philosophy and modernism / Kristin Boyce --Choreography as philosophy, or exercising thought in performance / Efrosini Protopapa.Dancing Philosophy.

philosophy of dance. Here is the answer: Considering temporal experience in dance from The first book contains, in addition to the classical doctrine of the syllogism Author: Aili Bresnahan.