Presentation on theme: "Looking at: “Modes of Symbolization” by Nelson Goodman and “Philosophers and the Dance” by David Michael Levin Prepared by: Smeli Porterfield and Adrienne."— Presentation transcript:
Looking at: “Modes of Symbolization” by Nelson Goodman and “Philosophers and the Dance” by David Michael Levin Prepared by: Smeli Porterfield and Adrienne Chuck Edited by: Dr. Picart and Donna Gallagher
Aims of Session Overview of Goodman’s articles “Modes of Symbolization” and “Afterword” Class Activity to understand Goodman’s article Overview of Levin’s article “Philosophers and the Dance” Discussion of themes from articles
Key Concepts and Terms Symbols Resemblance Representation The “innocent eye” Expression
Symbols “Symbol” is a general term used by Goodman to include –Letters, words –Texts –Pictures, diagrams –Maps –Models –and more (excluding implications of the oblique and the occult)
What is meant by the Kantian dictum that states: the innocent eye is blind and the virgin mind empty?
Key Concepts and Terms Lack of Dance as a subject for philosophy Role of Patriarchal Western Society Role of religion on how we view our bodies Dualism Phenomenology Three levels of critical interpretation
What gender issues are prevalent in the realm of dance?