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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


Ten Steps in the Development of Western Environmental Aesthetics

Allen Carlson

in Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Allen Carlson provides an historical backdrop for this volume by outlining ten pivotal stages in the development of Western environmental aesthetics, briefly describing some of the main contributions ... More


Introduction

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/9780226040165.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book addresses anew the old question, often neglected in contemporary aesthetic debates, about art and truth, or art and cognition. A central thesis of this book is that the question remains to ... More


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


Art and Truth after Plato

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226040028
eISBN:
9780226040165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040165.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite its foundational role in the history of philosophy, Plato's famous argument that art does not have access to truth or knowledge is now rarely examined, in part because recent philosophers ... More


On the Theory and Practice of Aesthetic Representation in the Twentieth Century

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/9780226040165.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter illustrates a few of the many differences between modern art and earlier art forms. For one, modern art can be seen as the transformation of what was earlier an artistic endeavor that ... More


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