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Neglect of Everyday Aesthetics

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues for the need for everyday aesthetics for filling the lacunae created by prevailing Western aesthetic theories that are primarily concerned with paradigmatic Western art and ... More


Conclusion

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Several issues emerge from exploring everyday aesthetics. First, its normative mission to illuminate the hidden aesthetic potential of the ordinary may conflict with its descriptive role in analyzing ... More


Humanistic Celebration as the Ritualizing of  Life

Anthony B. Pinn

in The End of God-Talk: An African American Humanist Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195340822
eISBN:
9780199932344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340822.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Unlike theistic celebration and rituals based on relationship to the Divine and taking place in sacred space, this chapter argues for a more mundane sense of celebration and ritual. It argues that ... More


The Attributes of Ordinary Experience

Stanley Rosen

in The Elusiveness of the Ordinary: Studies in the Possibility of Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091977
eISBN:
9780300129526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091977.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the pervasive traits of ordinary experience: the inner connection between truth and goodness, the exemplification of a unified process, regularity, and comprehensiveness. The ... More


Concluding Remarks

Stanley Rosen

in The Elusiveness of the Ordinary: Studies in the Possibility of Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091977
eISBN:
9780300129526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091977.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book concludes with a discussion of how philosophy begins as a disruption within ordinary experience, and the ambiguity of the expression “ordinary experience.” The central issue here is that ... More


The Elusiveness of the Ordinary: Studies in the Possibility of Philosophy

Stanley Rosen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091977
eISBN:
9780300129526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091977.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The concept of the ordinary, along with such cognates as everyday life, ordinary language, and ordinary experience, has come into special prominence in late modern philosophy. Thinkers have employed ... More


Politics and Nature in Montesquieu

Stanley Rosen

in The Elusiveness of the Ordinary: Studies in the Possibility of Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091977
eISBN:
9780300129526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091977.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents a dispute concerning the philosophical authority of science that marks the decisive character of the pursuit of the ordinary in the twentieth century. There are those who ... More


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