The meaning of the body : aesthetics of human understanding / Mark Johnson.Material type: TextPublication details: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.Description: xvii, 308 p., 2 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), music ; 24 cmISBN:
- 9780226401935 (pbk, 2008)
- 0226401936 (pbk, 2008)
- 9780226401928 (cloth : alk. paper)
- 0226401928 (cloth : alk. paper)
- 121/.68 22
- B105.M4 J65 2007
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -295) and index.
Preface : the need for an aesthetics of human meaning -- Introduction : meaning is more than words and deeper than concepts -- The movement of life -- Big babies -- "Since feeling is first" : emotional dimensions of meaning -- The grounding of meaning in the qualities of life -- Feeling William James's "but": the aesthetics of reasoning and logic -- The origin of meaning in organism-environment coupling : a nonrepresentational view of mind -- The corporeal roots of symbolic meaning -- The brain's role in meaning -- From embodied meaning to abstract thought -- Art as an exemplar of meaning-making -- Music and the flow of meaning -- The meaning of the body.