Kimerer L LaMothe Ph.D.

Kimerer LaMothe, Ph.D., is a philosopher, dancer, and scholar of religion who lives with her partner and their five children on a farm in upstate New York. After earning a masters degree in Christianity and Culture from Harvard Divinity School and a doctorate in Theology of the Modern West from Harvard University, LaMothe taught at Brown and then Harvard Universities. She received fellowships for her work in religion and dance from the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study and the Center for the Study of World Religions; and is an award-winning author of six books, including What a Body Knows, Nietzsche's DancersBetween Dancing and WritingFamily Planting, and her latest, Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming (Columbia University Press, 2015). 

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What a Body Knows

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