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Continental Philosophy Review

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 143–161 | Cite as

Interkinaesthetic affectivity: a phenomenological approach

  • Elizabeth A. Behnke
Article

Abstract

This Husserlian transcendental-phenomenological investigation of interkinaesthetic affectivity first clarifies the sense of affectivity that is at stake here, then shows how Husserl’s distinctive approach to kinaesthetic experience provides evidential access to the interkinaesthetic field. After describing several structures of interkinaesthetic-affective experience, I indicate how a Husserlian critique of the presupposition that we are “psychophysical” entities might suggest a more inclusive approach to a biosocial plenum that includes all metabolic life.

Keywords

Phenomenology Husserl Transcendental Kinaesthetic Affection Affectivity Intercorporeal Body Biosocial Psychophysical 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Study Project in Phenomenology of the BodyFerndaleUSA

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