Coactivity: Philology, Educology / Santalka: Filologija, Edukologija, Vol 16, No 2 (2008)

The Phenomenon of Body in the Culture

Povilas Tamošauskas


The article deals with the question what place takes the body in the culture. The author maintains that the phenomenon of body is the part of the cultural whole. The education of body culture is inseparable from the creation of our spiritual environment. According to the author, training of body is inseparable from ethical and aesthetical human aspirations. The author’s thesis is next: the body is a medium between consciousness and human world. He fellows phenomenological attitude‘s that is developed with help of this thesis. The author develops holistic phenomenology of body with help of Plato‘s theory of harmony between body and spirit. There is criticized attitude that body is educated as separated from human spiritual aspirations. The author investigates the influence of science and techniques to the body. The body is rehabilitated as a factor of spiritual culture in the article.

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Keyword(s): body; culture; values; education

DOI: 10.3846/1822-430X.2008.16.2.116-123

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