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    The Ethics of Confucian Artistry.Eric C. Mullis - 2007 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65 (1):99–107.
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    Performative Somaesthetics: Principles and Scope.Eric C. Mullis - 2006 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 40 (4):104-117.
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  3. Confucius and Aristotle on the Goods of Friendship.Eric C. Mullis - 2010 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 9 (4):391-405.
    This essay discusses the goods of friendship as they are articulated by Confucius, Mencius, and Aristotle. It is argued that since Confucius and Mencius tend to conceive personal relationships in hierarchical terms, they do not directly address the goods of symmetrical friendships. Using Aristotle ’s account of friendship, I argue that friendship is necessary for the cultivation of virtue outside the family. This is supported by discussing the virtues of generosity, trust, and wisdom as they develop within family life and (...)
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    Dance, Philosophy, and Somaesthetics.Eric Mullis - 2016 - Performance Philosophy 2 (1):60-71.
    This essay examines the question whether dance can do philosophy by considering the manner in which dance processes used in the studio can advance philosophical investigations of human embodiment. Two contemporary improvisation techniques are discussed, Gaga technique developed by Ohad Naharin and Contact Improvisation developed by Steve Paxton.
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    The Violent Aesthetic: A Reconsideration of Transgressive Body Art.Eric Mullis - 2006 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 20 (2):85-92.
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    The Pragmatist Yogi: Ancient and Contemporary Yogic Somaesthetics.Eric C. Mullis - 2015 - The Pluralist 10 (2):205-219.
    as de michelis has argued, americans have been fascinated by the psychosomatic discipline of yoga since the turn of the twentieth century.1 The transcendentalists Thoreau and Emerson were influenced by Vedantic philosophy, and William James was intrigued by neo-Vedantic yogic practices as promulgated by Swami Vivekananda.2 Since then, yoga has become a global phenomenon with approximately 20.4 million Americans regularly practicing the discipline.3 In this essay, I will consider the implications of yoga practice for pragmatist philosophy and, more specifically, for (...)
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    Body Consciousness: A Philosophy of Mindfulness and Somaesthetics (Review).Eric C. Mullis - 2011 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 45 (1):123-127.
    One aspect of Richard Shusterman’s work is indicative of a broad movement to develop a robust philosophy of embodiment. Thinkers from diverse fields—such as feminism, pragmatism, and continental philosophy—have criticized Western philosophy’s suppression of embodiment and have gone on to suggest how the philosophy of the body can enrich our understanding of issues that arise within traditional fields such as ethics and aesthetics. Further, work in this area can provide novel insights into personal identity, gender, linguistics, and philosophy of mind. (...)
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    Pragmatist Philosophy and Dance: Interdisciplinary Dance Research in the American South.Eric Mullis - 2019 - Springer Verlag.
    This book investigates how Pragmatist philosophy as a philosophical method contributes to the understanding and practice of interdisciplinary dance research. It uses the author's own practice-based research project, Later Rain, to illustrate this. Later Rain is a post-dramatic dance theater work that engages primarily with issues in the philosophy of religion and socio-political philosophy. It focuses on ecstatic states that arise in Appalachian charismatic Pentecostal church services, states characterized by dancing, paroxysms, shouting, and speaking in tongues. Research for this work (...)
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    Philosophy of the Body as Introduction to Philosophy.Eric C. Mullis - 2013 - Teaching Philosophy 36 (4):353-372.
    This essay argues that a course in philosophy of the body can be used to introduce students to philosophical investigation. The course includes a theoretical component that draws on classical and contemporary readings in philosophy of the body. It also includes a practical component that allows students to learn how concepts drawn from the literature are embodied in studio practice and in everyday life. Learning basic movement strategies of tai chi and body -mind centering allows students to enact their own (...)
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    On Being a Socratic Philosophy Instructor.Eric C. Mullis - 2009 - Teaching Philosophy 32 (4):345-359.
    This paper discusses the use of the Socratic Method by philosophy instructors. I argue that Socrates employs both dissimulation and irony in enacting the elenchus and that these techniques should be evaluated before being used in the classroom. Dissimulation can be justified as it encourages students to think for themselves, however the use of irony is ill-advised as it is readily perceived as being boastful. Suggestions are made regarding how confrontational the Socratic instructor should be in encouraging students to developaccounts (...)
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  11. 1. Front Matter Front Matter (Pp. I-Iii).Ishtiyaque Haji, Stefaan E. Cuypers, Yannick Joye, S. K. Wertz, Estelle R. Jorgensen, Iris M. Yob, Jeffrey Wattles, Sabrina D. Misirhiralall, Eric C. Mullis & Seth Lerer - 2013 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 47 (3).
     
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    Toward a Confucian Ethic of the Gift.Eric C. Mullis - 2008 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 7 (2):175-194.
    In this essay I discuss how the relational ethic characteristic of Classical Confucianism articulates an ethic of gift exchange. I first discuss the tradition that Confucius appropriated and show that the gift was utilized to form, maintain, and symbolize social relationships in Shang, Zhou, and Warring States China. I then go on to discuss the implications of this view by addressing two difficulties of gift exchange that are often discussed in the literature: the use of gifts to indebt or control (...)
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    An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy – by Karyn L. Lai.Eric Mullis - 2010 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 37 (3):516-518.
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    The Image of the Performing Body.Eric C. Mullis - 2008 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 42 (4):pp. 62-77.
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    Ritualized Exchange: A Consideration of Confucian Reciprocity.Eric C. Mullis - 2008 - Asian Philosophy 18 (1):35 – 50.
    In this essay I discuss reciprocity as it unfolds within the context of a Confucian relational ethic. I discuss the relationship between reciprocity and the virtue of shu or 'sympathetic understanding' and then go on to argue that the goods that grow out of reciprocal relationships are necessary for Confucian ethics. These include social equilibrium, a rich sense of self-esteem, and reliable expectations concerning the actions of others. Finally, I discuss the difficulties of acting reciprocally in socially disproportional relationships and (...)
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    Pragmatic Bioethics.Eric C. Mullis - 2007 - Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 35 (106):65-65.
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    Learning From Chinese Philosophies: Ethics of Interdependent and Contextualised Self – by Karyn L. Lai.Eric C. Mullis - 2010 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 37 (1):142-144.
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    The Martial Arts, Culture, and the Body.Eric Mullis - 2016 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 50 (4):114-124.
    Barry Allen draws on his practical experience with a range of martial-arts traditions and his academic training in philosophy as he investigates the relationship between Chinese philosophy, Western philosophy, and Asian martial arts. The writing is accessible, and the work as a whole provides insights in this area of interdisciplinary philosophy that will be of interest to martial artists and academics from a range of disciplines. Allen writes that his purpose is not to develop a comprehensive philosophy of the martial (...)
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    Nature and Landscape: An Introduction to Environmental Aesthetics by Carlson, Allen.Eric C. Mullis - 2011 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 69 (2):238-240.
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    Adornment: What Self-Decoration Tells About Who We Are. [REVIEW]Eric Mullis - 2020 - The Philosophers' Magazine 89:117-118.
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    Shusterman, Richard. Thinking Through the Body: Essays in Somaesthetics. Cambridge University Press, 2012, Xiii + 368 Pp., $32.99 Paper. [REVIEW]Eric C. Mullis - 2013 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71 (4):396-398.
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    Taking Confucian Ethics Seriously (Review).Eric C. Mullis - 2012 - Philosophy East and West 62 (3):411-413.
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    The Device Paradigm: A Consideration for a Deweyan Philosophy of Technology.Eric Mullis - 2009 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 23 (2):pp. 110-117.