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    Gesture, Landscape and Embrace: A Phenomenological Analysis of Elemental Motions.Stephen J. Smith - 2006 - Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 6 (1):1-10.
    Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s ‘flesh of the world’ speaks to an embodied connection to the spaces we inhabit deeply, primally, elementally. Flesh suggests water and its circulations, air and its respirations, earth and its conformations, fire and its inspirations. Flesh speaks to our bodily relations with the elements of a more-than-human world. This paper explores the felt imperative to these relations where, as Merleau-Ponty put it, ‘all distance is traversed’ and wherein movement arises not specifically in the body, but in the nexus (...)
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  2. The Phenomenology of Educating Physically.Stephen J. Smith - 1997 - In Donald Vandenberg (ed.), Phenomenology and Educational Discourse. [Distributed by] Thorold's Africana Books.
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    Bringing Up Life With Horses.Stephen J. Smith - 2018 - Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 18 (2):179-189.
    A key phrase in working with horses, “bringing up life” is taken in its literal sense of moving expressively and energetically in order to animate the movements of the horses. The phrase also points to both what the radical phenomenologist Michel Henry referred to as the auto-affectivity of life and the vital powers of an essential hetero-affectivity. “Bringing up life” is the kinetic, kinaesthetic, affective expression of this fundamental impression that life is shared with other animate beings and that it (...)
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