Somaesthetics and the Philosophy of Culture: Projects in Japan

PrefaceI: Innovation of aestheticsAesthetics of sport: Its frameworkWhat is the aesthetics of sport?A brief history of the aesthetics of sportSystematic structure of the aesthetics of sportThe concept of sportThe concept of the aestheticThe problem areas of the aesthetics of sportA consideration in the aesthetics of sport: a problem of the aesthetic in sports movement as a technical aestheticNotesThe somaesthetic experience of the sports performerMasakazu Nakai's aesthetics of sportKinesthetic perception as an aesthetic perceptionThe spatial character of the sports moodThe co-existential character of the sports moodThe technical character of the sports moodThe temporal character of the sports moodConcluding remarksNotesSport and art: Innovation of the concept of artThe contention over whether sport is artPolitics of culture regarding "art"From geijutsu or fine arts to art with an innovative meaningSports experience and ˂art˃ of the bodyNotesII: Significance of practiceBodily knowingAn outline of the literature concerning bodily knowing written in JapaneseThe analysis of mechanism and structure of bodily knowingA clarification of bodily knowing from the viewpoint of system theory and the theory of artificial intelligenceAkitomo Kaneko's clarification of the structure of bodily knowingProspects of the problemThe bodily knowing project at KeioNotesEastern body theory and somaestheticsA problem of Eastern body theoryWest versus East?Another example of an approach to the Eastern theory of the bodyThe thought of bunbu or literary and military artsBack to somaestheticsNotesIII: Meliorism or educational implicationsSomaesthetics and learningWhat is rote learning?A viewpoint of the body and knowledgeThree phases of manabi (learning)An encounter and dialogue with the objective worldAn encounter and dialogue with othersAn encounter and dialogue with the self"Being able to do" and "understanding"Practical knowledge as bodily knowingNotesA critical investigation on the education in meliorismIdealism and relativism in educationIdealism and educationThe EnlightenmentEugenicsMeliorism in educationTojisha kenkyu (self-support research): Kumagaya and KonoBody as a media: Yasuo ImaiNotesThe body facing the violence in education: Critical options from somaestheticsIntroduction: from the social philosophy of violence to somaestheticsSituationsCorporal punishmentBullyingThe social philosophy of violenceThe potential violence in the relationship between the teacher and the studentThe potential violence among studentsHow we face potential violence: from the perspective of somaestheticsShusterman's theory on rap: formalization of violenceReflection of experience: the ambiguity of the bodySomatic training as anger control/managementThe possibility of phenomenological kinesiologyBeyond the psychological perspective on bullyingRenovation of school buildings: a critical optionThe ethical meaning of rejection: ethics as bodily expressionConclusionNotesLearning culture through languageIntroductionLearning English in Japanese schoolsThe library's role in English language educationOverview of the ESOL program of the New York Public LibraryThe ESOL curriculum of the New York Public LibraryThe ESOL programs in museums: learning language through artLearning English at cultural institutionsConclusionNotesThe meaning of language in educationIntroductionMaruyama-Saussure linguistic theory and Maruyama's cultural philosophyThe learning theory of social constructivism and DeweyThe relation between language and the body in somaestheticsConcluding remarksNotesBibliography
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