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Kant and German Idealist Aesthetics

Tom Rockmore

in Art and Truth after Plato

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226040028
eISBN:
9780226040165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040165.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses Kant’s continuing influence on the aesthetic debate as well as his decisive role in its modern discussion. Kant, who claims to begin philosophy worthy of the name during his ... More


The Concept of Expression in the Arts from a Wittgensteinian Perspective

Charles Altieri

in Wittgenstein and Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226420370
eISBN:
9780226420547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226420547.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Altieri argues that contemporary aesthetics has lost the force of the expressivist values of modernist poetics and aesthetics, typically settling instead for a common sense of understanding of ... More


Ontography Revealing the Rich Variety of Being

Ian Bogost

in Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678976
eISBN:
9781452948447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678976.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses ontography as a name for a general inscriptive strategy, one that uncovers the repleteness of units and their interobjectivity. From the viewpoint of metaphysics, ontography ... More


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