Somaesthetics at the Limits

  title={Somaesthetics at the Limits},
  author={R. Shusterman},
  journal={The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics},
  • R. Shusterman
  • Published 2008
  • Philosophy
  • The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics
IMorten Kyndrup kindly invited me to open this conference by sketching how the problematic question of limits has pervaded the contemporary field of aesthetics, and he suggested I do so by sketching how the issue of limits has shaped my own trajectory from analytic philosophy to pragmatism and continental theory and into the interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics.* Reviewing my almost thirty-year career in philosophical aesthetics, I realize that much of it has been a struggle with the limits… Expand
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