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Are There Counterexamples to Aesthetic Theories of Art?

Nick Zangwill

in Aesthetic Creation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261871
eISBN:
9780191718670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261871.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues that the objection that Aesthetic Theories of Art, such as the Aesthetic Creation Theory, fall short when it comes to the Twentieth Century avant garde. It argues that Arthur ... More


Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Alena Alexandrova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

During the past two decades curators and artists have shown a distinct interest in religion, its different traditions, manifestations in public life, gestures and images. Since the early 1990s in ... More


The Composition of Consciousness

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652365
eISBN:
9780191740718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652365.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

There are two ways to account for the nature of phenomenologically presented ownership constitutive of the “immersed” self. One sees it as fundamentally a relationship of bodily ownership: the theory ... More


New Wine Words

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Wine descriptors that became common after the 1980s tended to be synthetic, as opposed to the earlier analytic words. Structure, a popular current word, deals with the balance and interaction of the ... More


The Evolving Mirror System: A Neural Basis for Language Readiness

Michael A. Arbib

in Language Evolution

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244843
eISBN:
9780191715167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244843.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter outlines a language evolution perspective based on comparison with nonhuman primates, but with a focus on brain anatomy. It argues that biological evolution resulted in a number of ... More


Vorhandenheit and Zuhandenheit Revisited

Denis McManus

in Heidegger and the Measure of Truth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199694877
eISBN:
9780191745706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694877.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 6 demonstrates what one might naturally call the ‘priority of the Zuhanden over the Vorhanden’: the capacity, for example, to make assertions about basic physical characteristics of objects ... More


The Way Things Go: An Essay on the Matter of Second Modernism

Aaron Jaffe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692019
eISBN:
9781452949017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692019.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Buffed to a metallic shine; loose fitting, lopsided, or kludgy; getting in the way or getting lost; collapsing in an explosion of dust caught on the warehouse CCTV. Modern things are going their own ... More


Archetypal and Distant Figures

Nora Rose Moosnick

in Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

In this, the last of the storytelling chapters, ninety something year old Mike Rowady talks about his Lebanese mother, Rose Rowady, who passed away in the late 1970s. Ninety-three-year old Franklin ... More


Conclusion

Gabriele Brandstetter

in Poetics of Dance: Body, Image, and Space in the Historical Avant-Gardes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199916559
eISBN:
9780199370108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916559.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter recontextualizes the pivotal period of avant-garde art at the turn of the century. Based on Rahel Varnhagen’s “dance dreams,” it first describes the transition from nineteenth-century ... More


Veronicas and Artists

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter One deals with several central issues with regard to understanding the role of religious motifs in contemporary art. Besides being a repetition of imagery from the past, religious motifs ... More


Between Critical Displacements and Spiritual Affirmations

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter provides an overview of the transformation of the status of religious motifs in the visual art from Surrealism to the late 1990s. When detached from their initial contexts religious ... More


Jazz Dance and Racism

Carlos Jones

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the complications of race and class as a part of the jazz dance story. Acceptance as an art form has eluded jazz dance for decades. Much of this can be attributed to the ... More


Introduction What Are Streets For?

in Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter notes that city streets underwent social reconstruction to become automotive-ready. The chapter examines how many cities had to be physically destroyed and reconstructed so that they ... More


Sewing Machines

Edward Beatty

in Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284890
eISBN:
9780520960558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284890.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Sewing machines provide the first of three detailed case studies. Sewing machines represent a class of small-scale, multiuse technologies, typically sold as products themselves and integrated into ... More


Impossible! Bergson after Duchamp after Caillois

Sarah Kolb

in Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Beyond traditional art historical practice and its haptophobia with experimental, subjectivist, or speculative methods, what we have already begun to learn from Marcel Duchamp can be further ... More


. Reading Machines: MACHINE POETRY AND EXCAVATORY READING in William Poundstone’s electronic literature and Bob Brown’s Readies

Jessica Pressman

in Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199937080
eISBN:
9780199352623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937080.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter performs close reading as media archaeology. William Poundstone’s Flash-based digital work Project for the Tachistoscope: {Bottomless Pit} (2005) flashes a steady stream of speeding text ... More


Why humans and not apes: the social preconditions for the emergence of language

Charles Whitehead

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In this chapter it is argued that language emerged in humans and not in apes because of specific behavioural and mental differences between us and them. First, our formidable armamentarium of social ... More


The Social Practices of Art-Reflexive Art

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the twentieth century there emerged, within the visual art world, an important and influential movement of art-reflexive art, that is, art that raises questions about art and is thus art about ... More


Structural Changes in the Indian Textile Industry

Bindu Oberoi

in The Textile Industry in India: Changing Trends and Employment Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199469352
eISBN:
9780199087457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469352.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 4 discusses the supply-side influences on and features of the growth of the Indian textile industry. It presents an analysis of the important structural changes that have occurred during the ... More


What to Eat after an Atomic Bomb: Deploying Food Power Defensively

Bryan L. McDonald

in Food Power: The Rise and Fall of the Postwar American Food System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600686
eISBN:
9780190600716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600686.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This offensive use of agricultural abundance abroad had a counterpart in defensive use of food at home. In addition to deploying American food power as a part of diplomatic efforts and through food ... More


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