Dynamic embodiment for social theory "I move therefore I am" by Brenda Farnell

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social aspects,
  • Muscular sense,
  • Human body,
  • Psychology of Movement,
  • Semantics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBrenda Farnell
SeriesOntological explorations
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM636 .F37 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25005143M
ISBN 109780415781091, 9780203805039
LC Control Number2011032673

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