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Transmedia, Phenomenology, Art and Design: The Re-discovery of ...

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I have been writing a lot about philosophy, and in particularly, most recently, Wittgenstein and Gadamer. For me, philosophy directs me towards thinking about my own thinking, and allows me to explore the way in which both I, ...
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We experience & make sense of the external world through our senses. The aesthetic appraisals we make relate to memory, identity and experience.
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The Women of Early Phenomenology | NASEPblog

The Women of Early Phenomenology | NASEPblog | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
In celebration of International Women's Day, we felt it appropriate to acknowledge the work of the female students Edmund Husserl or women were in some way associated with early phenomenology. Not all of these women ...
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The visual world: all just a social construct? | Spectrum

The visual world: all just a social construct? | Spectrum | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it

"One of the most fascinating topics in neuroscience, to me, is visual processing. It would seem—as presented in Dr. Darcy Kelly’s amazing Neurobio II class—that so much of the visual world we take for granted is actually built up in our brainThe blog of the Columbia Daily Spectator, offering up-to-the-minute updates on all things Columbia and beyond."

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Video guide: The concept of embodiment in multimodal methodologies

Video guide: The concept of embodiment in multimodal methodologies | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Watch the MODE team introduce theoretical and conceptual perspectives of embodiment.
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Intuition, Paradigm Shifts and the Four Qualities of Knowing

Intuition, Paradigm Shifts and the Four Qualities of Knowing | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Today I'd like to talk a little bit about intuition as I have been thinking about this a lot recently. The word intuition is often closely associated with feelings, in that we sometimes say that we...
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Transmedia, Phenomenology, Art and Design: The Re-discovery of ...

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I have been writing a lot about philosophy, and in particularly, most recently, Wittgenstein and Gadamer. For me, philosophy directs me towards thinking about my own thinking, and allows me to explore the way in which both I, ...
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In the Space of Reasons: A sense of embodiment

In the Space of Reasons: A sense of embodiment | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Not the matter of the intellectual idea that embodiment plays a key and irreducible role in our being the subjects we are. One might hold such a view - enactivism, for example - in the academic and theoretical way one holds ...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 12, 2013 9:04 AM

An interesting and short article which should challenge us with the question: "what does this look like in the digital age?"

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Participatory knowing & an extended epistemology

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 11, 2013 9:07 AM

Knowing is a blend of being in the world and the world being in you.

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Where Do Thoughts Occur? | DiscoverMagazine.com

Where Do Thoughts Occur? | DiscoverMagazine.com | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Sure, your brain is a wonder. But some cognitive scientists argue that without the help of your body, your brain would be nowhere.
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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves.
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animanimanimal: How Spaces Build Mind: Space, Embodied ...

animanimanimal: How Spaces Build Mind: Space, Embodied ... | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Reading around this analysis, as well as neuroscience, especially mirror neurons and grid cells, cultural theory including the anthropology and psychology of art making, and my own phenomenological reflections from Vipassana ...
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Why Time is a Social Construct | Science & Nature | Smithsonian ...

Why Time is a Social Construct | Science & Nature | Smithsonian ... | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Psychologists and anthropologists debate how different cultures answer the question, “What time is it?”
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“Artists are Thinkers”: Alfredo Jaar on Creating New Ways to Look at The World

“Artists are Thinkers”: Alfredo Jaar on Creating New Ways to Look at The World | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
The Chilean artist — who will represent his country at the next Venice Biennale — has tackled some of the world's thorniest issues head on. His celebrated ... My working process is 99% thinking, and 1% making.
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Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design » Aesthetics Re-loaded ...

Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design » Aesthetics Re-loaded ... | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
CIID Associate Professor, David Gauthier along Head of Research, Jamie Allen will this December present at Aarhus University's Aesthetics Re-loaded 2012. From the conference website: “The aim of the conference is to ...
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Guest Article: Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi – The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision

Guest Article: Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi – The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
I am delighted to share this news from Fritjof about his new book, The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision, co-authored with Professor Pier Luigo Luisi. I will be writing a full review of the book in a few week’s time, but for now I wanted to let...
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Wildcat: Some nothings are like elephants really big elephants

Wildcat: Some nothings are like elephants really big elephants | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it

No one knows how many kinds of nothings there are, also there are many kinds of knowing and also many kinds of one, yes, and many kinds of no, and many kinds of things, obviously there are many kinds of nothings, also many kinds of kinds.


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SCRIPTURAM CORPORIS: Towards a New Language of Embodiment

SCRIPTURAM CORPORIS: Towards a New Language of Embodiment | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
To do this I have travelled across Europe attending a series of lectures and symposiums on performance and choreography, in the hopes of finding a language that is able to give embodiment its rightful place within theoretical ...
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Can a 10 kg lump of clay help us see better than Google’s new glasses?

Can a 10 kg lump of clay help us see better than Google’s new glasses? | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it

"It will be interesting to see just how much demand and use their is for Google Glass. But we must never forget that perception, and an augmented perception of reality which is the dynamic way of seeing, it comes from within, and no amount of additional technology will help us truly see in new ways. It is a learning journey, and if we can find that humility inside ourselves, whole new worlds will literally, open up to us in ways we could never have imagined."

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Breezes from Wonderland » Blog Archive » Reading with the Spine

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How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? [infographic]

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? [infographic] | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
According to today’s infographic, writing can serve as a calming, meditative tool. Stream of conscious writing exercises, in particular, have been identified as helpful stress coping methods. Keeping a journal, for example, or trying out free-writing exercises, can drastically reduce your levels of stress.

Via Dennis T OConnor, Philip Verghese 'Ariel, Ivon Prefontaine
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Eugene Fernandez's curator insight, July 22, 2013 4:21 AM

The act of writing is in of itself a reflective and creative journey.

Cathy Ternent Dyer's curator insight, August 7, 2013 7:22 PM

Great information! Thanks to Elvira for telling me about it. :)
I've always said that keeping a journal is cheap therapy! 

Ann Kenady's curator insight, February 5, 8:24 PM

Massage your brain....

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What makes an experience transformational?

Transformational experience The term ‘transformational experience’ is always used in the positive when describing an experience. What makes an experience transformational as opposed to simply...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 10, 2013 8:02 AM

Transformational change is about real and deep change.

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The Best New Year “Cleanse” – Chakra Cleansing - The Four Winds Society

The Best New Year “Cleanse” – Chakra Cleansing - The Four Winds Society | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Chakras become clogged from environmental or emotional pollutants, eventually seizing up and causing immune system break down. To renew energy, practice chakra cleansing.
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Proteins, Art, and Aesthetics: Transducing Meaning - Scientist/Artist

Proteins, Art, and Aesthetics: Transducing Meaning - Scientist/Artist | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Science and art rule the world. Without them the world, especially human life, would be not just a duller place. It would not function. A year ago when I started writing about art and science it was hard to find popular work on the ...
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Phenomenology: a beginner's understanding « annemichael

Phenomenology: a beginner's understanding « annemichael | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
Phenomenology is the attempt to discover the origin of the object at the very centre of our experience…[to] describe the emergence of being and…how, paradoxically, there is for us an in-itself.” Maurice Merleau-Ponty The ...
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Poiēsis and technē in Foucault and Heidegger: Towards an Aesthetics of Free Being

Poiēsis and technē in Foucault and Heidegger: Towards an Aesthetics of Free Being | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
"Foucault’s writings in Discipline and Punish, The History of Sexuality and later essays, lectures and interviews suggests a way of understanding power – power not simply in terms of the production of bodies and behaviours, but power as a finite...

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Aesthetics Today: Donald Keefer "Aestheticians without borders"

Aesthetics Today: Donald Keefer "Aestheticians without borders" | The Aesthetic Self | Scoop.it
If there are skeptics of everyday aesthetics (EDA) out there, Tom Leddy's new book, The Extraordinary in the Ordinary (XO), should allay their doubts. And, for the most part, few of the dominant debates in philosophy of fine arts ...
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