1 Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Faculty of Humanities, Københavns Universitet2 Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Faculty of Humanities, Københavns Universitet
This paper will consider the phenomenological disclosure of the reflecting-body vis-à-vis subject’s reflective acquaintance with other minds. To this end, phenomenological accounts regarding the double-sided disclosure of the lived-body will be expounded and developed. It will be argued that the latter can, and must, be considered as synchronously disclosed across the subject’s pre-reflective and reflective modes of acquaintance. Further, in order to maintain the distinction between these modes, it will be argued that a differential configuration of the lived-body’s double-sidedness must be admitted across these modes. To this end, observations regarding the lived disclosure of reflective acts vis-à-vis their embodied conduct are provided; suggesting that a partial inversion of the lived-body’s double-sidedness occurs during the transition to the reflective mode. Directions for future research concerning subjects’ developing acquaintance with other minds and its perturbance are briefly considered.