Te what is properly due the body since the recent twentieth century
emphasis upon vision effectively reduced the richness of the affective and kinesthetic upon vision effectively reduced the richness of the affective and tactile kinesthetic the body of elt experience to a simple sum of sensationsDominant themes that run throughout the essays and that call our attention to the living sense of the themes that run throughout the essays and that call our attention to the living sense of the and its capacity Diamonds and Daisies for sense making are wholeness the capacityor self healing cultural histories of the body pan cultural bodily invariants thinking emotions and the body's wisdom In the end these themes show that giving the body its due means orging a metaphysics that upholds the truths of experience. ,
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bodies we arewe are its own way each essay calls into uestion certain culturally embedded ways of valuing the body which deride or ignore its role in making us human These ways have remained virtually unchanged since Descartes in the seventeenth century irst sharply divided mind a thinking substance rom the body an extended substanceThe legacy of this Cartesian has been to reduce
the body by turns to a static assemblage of parts and to a dumb show movement It has both dividedbody by turns to a static assemblage of parts and to a dumb show of movement It has both divided undamental integrity of creaturely life and depreciated the rol. E of the living body in knowing and making
Of The World In Learning In The Creative Andthe world in learning in the creative arts and self and interpersonal understandings The living sense of the body and its capacity Outback Survival for sense making have indeed been blotted out by top heavy concerns with brains minds and language as if these existed without a bodyIt is this conception of the body as mere handmaiden to the privileged that the contributors to this book challenge By the evidence they bringorward they help restore what is
Properly Due The Bodydue the body Descartes convinced us that mind and body are separate and that mind is the primary value Moreover they help to elucida.