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Embodied Knowledge

Embodied Knowledge: Skate Boarding

Nowadays, there is a prevailing view that human knowledge is rooted in the biological needs of our animal ancestors. However, we must emphasize that such a biological rooted ‘knowledge’ has a specificity which, perhaps, was not sufficiently questioned until now: it is embodied knowledge. An animal, to fear something, must first recognize it as dangerous …