The Philosophy of Dance

[New Entry by Aili Bresnahan on January 12, 2015.] Dance is practiced in many forms and for many reasons, including social, educative, political and therapeutic reasons. This article will consider
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[New Entry by Aili Bresnahan on January 12, 2015.] Dance is practiced in many forms and for many reasons, including social, educative, political and therapeutic reasons. This article will consider the philosophy of dance as a Western theater or concert art, by which I mean the sort of art that is practiced in a performance space and that is offered for some sort of audience or spectator appreciation. Further, this entry will focus on the philosophy of dance that has developed as a subset of philosophical aesthetics, considering...

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