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Kinesthetic Empathy, Dance, and Technology

  title={Kinesthetic Empathy, Dance, and Technology},
  author={Andrew J. Corsa},
  journal={Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal},
  • Andrew J. Corsa
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal
  • I argue that when we use email, text messaging, or social media websites such as Facebook to interact, rather than communicating face-to-face, we do not experience the best kind of empathy, which is most conducive to experiencing benevolence for others. My arguments rely on drawing interdisciplinary connections between sources: early modern accounts of sympathy, dance theory, philosophy of technology, and neuroscience/psychology. I reflect on theories from these disciplines which, taken… CONTINUE READING
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