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February 2010 Reading

Scholars of embodiment who have some type of corporeal practice have worked with language to find a way to describe what it is that they are experiencing and how it is different from their standard mode of sensing and perceiving when they are engaging in other forms of thinking. William Poteat, a Polanyian scholar, described his process as "indwelling" - a phenomenological reflective process that involved a descent into Jamesian primal experience.

This article describes Poteat's findings:

http://www.missouriwestern.edu/orgs/polanyi/TAD%20WEB%20ARCHIVE/TAD21-1/TAD21-1fnl-pg33-44-pdf.pdf