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aesthetics

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aesthetics

The study and/or implementation of the activities which are pleasing to the senses, and have sensori-emotional value.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.
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Third, Stroud's Deweyan approach to the philosophy of art successfully changes the channel on a number of significant issues in this discipline, helping us to approach both art theory and criticism in a manner that does not fall victim to the rigid dualisms that segregate the art-world from the life-world.
A critical account of Danto's analysis of Warhol appears in my Proust/ Warhol: Analytical Philosophy of Art (Peter Lang, 2008).
As I said, the unique contribution of Heidegger's Philosophy of Art lies in its comprehensive coverage of Heidegger's philosophy of art, both early and late, not just in "Origin.
The Outlines of a Philosophy of Art (1925), subsequently replaced by The Principles of Art (1938), was followed by the publication of An Essay on Philosophical Method (1933).
Abiding by the habitual norms of philosophical discourse, one would approach Heidegger's Holzwege essay as a work in aesthetics or the philosophy of art.
In Nietzsche's Philosophy of Art Young gives us a lively and thorough account, interpretation, and critique of Nietzsche's theory of art, one that focuses on his published works.
Chapters four and five give a sweeping interpretation of Kant's aesthetics and Hegel's philosophy of art.
A final section devoted to resources offers a chronology of writing on aesthetics or the philosophy of art, as well as more contemporary resources for aesthetic research.
Collingwood's philosophy of art is also the subject of Marie-Luise Raters' paper.
But she also struggled to enlarge the concept of the museum, to open it up to the new and the difficult, and to deal with the successive challenges presented it by feminism, multiculturalism, and aids, not to mention the tremendous changes in the philosophy of art itself.
This background gives him a unique perspective on American culture, and his material gives him a springboard for discussing the nature of genius, the philosophy of art, and the compelling issues involving freedom and responsibility that confront world citizens today.
Steven Rendall) Art of the Modem Age : Philosophy of Art from Kant to Heidegger.

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