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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


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