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Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter emphasizes that in offering an alternative to interminablist interpretations of the Kantian aesthetic, the present work has striven to develop avenues of understanding opened up through ... More


The Form of Greek Landscape

Constanze Güthenke

in Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Moving beyond the conclusion of recent studies that place is symbolic and culturally constructed, this chapter historicizes those insights and traces them back to the central position of nature as ... More


Art and the Intimate Universal: Neither Imitation nor Self-Creation

William Desmond

in The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178761
eISBN:
9780231543002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178761.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 2 asks if and how art throws light on the intimate universal, or if and how the intimate universal might light up art. Unlike Hegel in his doctrine of absolute spirit, Desmond does not treat ... More


Uncanny Aesthetics

Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli

in Digital Uncanny

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190853990
eISBN:
9780190854034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853990.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Uncanny aesthetics examines how the discourse of the uncanny emerged from a reading of E. T. A Hoffmann’s short story “The Sandman,” in the works of Ernst Jentsch and Sigmund Freud, and how these ... More


The Aesthetics of Agency

C. Thi Nguyen

in Games: Agency As Art

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190052089
eISBN:
9780190052119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052089.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter focuses on the aesthetics of agency, in which we can appreciate the aesthetic qualities of our own actions. These include aesthetic qualities in our own moving, deciding, analyzing, ... More


The Devoted Ear: Music as Contemplation

Lawrence Kramer

in Musical Meaning and Human Values

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230099
eISBN:
9780823235445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230099.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The chapter starts with a discussion on the slow movements of cyclical instrumental works, which embarked on a transformation during the late eighteenth century in Central Europe. This began the ... More


Abjection, art and bare life

John Lechte

in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

In this essay John Lechte develops the idea of the abject as beyond objectification. Grounding his argument in Immanuel Kant’s conception of the beautiful as that which has no concept, Lechte asks if ... More


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