Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

March 31, 2014
by Aesthetics for Birds

Thoughts on the Philosophy of Dance

What follows is a guest post by Aili Bresnahan In this entry I am going to claim a rare privilege: I’m going to say in an open way what I think about the challenges, difficulties and limits of writing philosophy of dance that “captures” dance in some essential way. To begin: Philosophy of dance is not and can never be limited to just one thing because dance itself is not limited to just one thing. The set of what the term “dance” refers to currently includes all of these things and more: