Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 71 items

  • Keywords: aesthetic experience x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


Artefacts and Everyday Aesthetics

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers the realm of ‘everyday aesthetics’. The project of ‘everyday aesthetics’ provides a conception of aesthetic experience that better reflects its pervasiveness. The notion of ... More


From Beauty to Art: Developing Kant's Aesthetics

Paul Crowther

in Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210688
eISBN:
9780191705762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210688.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter provides a sustained phenomenological development of Kant's aesthetics of beauty and theory of art. This allows both aesthetic experience and art's distinctive articulation of it to be ... More


Schopenhauer's Aesthetics

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay explores Schopenhauer's relationship to Kant, and stresses the extent to which the great pessimist's aesthetic philosophy relies on Kant's metaphysics even more than it does on Kant's ... More


Aesthetic Science: Connecting Minds, Brains, and Experience

Arthur P. Shimamura and Stephen E. Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732142
eISBN:
9780199918485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732142.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

What do we do when we view a work of art? What does it mean to have an “aesthetic” experience? Are such experiences purely in the eye (and brain) of the beholder? Such questions have entertained ... More


Empirical Investigation of an Aesthetic Experience with Art

Paul J. Locher

in Aesthetic Science: Connecting Minds, Brains, and Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732142
eISBN:
9780199918485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732142.003.0040
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the contribution that recent experimental research has made to the understanding of a beholder’s aesthetic experience with visual art. The ... More


The Aesthetic

Stephen Davies

in The Artful Species: Aesthetics, Art, and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658541
eISBN:
9780191746253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658541.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Science

This chapter defends a broad view of the aesthetic—experiences of the beautiful or the sublime—against two widely accepted alternatives. The first equates the aesthetic with all pleasurable ... More


Johann Joachim Winckelmann and Roman Ingarden on the Reception of Works of Art

Jeffrey Morrison

in Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The consistent popularity of Johann Joachim Winckelmann in Rome was a significant attractor for many visitors. This chapter explains how and why Winckelmann acted as focal point for Italian ... More


Aesthetic Experience and the Experience of Art

Paul Crowther

in Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter attempts to articulate aesthetic experience and art in relation to ontological reciprocity. Section I elaborates and comments upon Gadamer's critique of formalism, with a view to ... More


The Needs of Self-Consciousness: From Aesthetic Experience to Unalienated Artifice

Paul Crowther

in Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter addresses the relation between self-consciousness, aesthetic experience, and artifice in general. Section I defines the needs of self-consciousness; Section II reiterates the scope of ... More


Experiencing the Aesthetic: Kantian Autonomy or Evolutionary Biology?

Elisabeth Schellekens

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

One of the reasons many philosophers are sceptical about empirical approaches to aesthetics is the perception that philosophically loaded terms are employed in rather liberal ways. This scepticism is ... More


Alienation and Disalienation in Abstract Art

Paul Crowther

in Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

To be alienated is to be estranged from something. In the case of abstract art, its critics have held that such works are alienated in the sense of embodying a flight from reality into a vacuous ... More


A Cognitive Account of Aesthetics

Francis Steen

in The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306361
eISBN:
9780199851034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306361.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter asks the question: Why is it that only human beings spend time and effort to produce and acquire aesthetic experience? The chapter focuses on the rote of juxtapositions, bisociations, ... More


Arguments from Religious Experience

Caroline Franks Davis

in The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250012
eISBN:
9780191681233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250012.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses several ‘arguments from religious experience’ which have had wide appeal. Some of them were not originally intended as ‘arguments from religious experience’ in the full sense, ... More


Introduction: Aesthetics, Neuroaesthetics, and the Sister Arts

G. Gabrielle Starr

in Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019316
eISBN:
9780262315449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019316.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The Introduction talks about how this book came to be written. This book is born of a belief that understanding the neural underpinnings of aesthetic experience—not just the experience of beauty or ... More


Seen and Heard: A Model for the Sister Arts

G. Gabrielle Starr

in Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019316
eISBN:
9780262315449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019316.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter explores subjective variations in three ways: the variety of aesthetic objects, the variety of emotions associated with aesthetic experience, and the differing ways in which those ... More


Aestheticist Ethics

Peter Poellner

in Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Normativity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583676
eISBN:
9780191745294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583676.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter seeks to clarify the normative grounds and some of the contents of Nietzsche's evaluative commitments. It is argued that attempts to ground these commitments in the psychology of the ... More


Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

G. Gabrielle Starr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019316
eISBN:
9780262315449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019316.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This book argues that understanding the neural underpinnings of aesthetic experience can reshape our conceptions of aesthetics and the arts. Drawing on the tools of both cognitive neuroscience and ... More


Introduction

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

in The Fleeting Promise of Art: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452369
eISBN:
9780801469282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452369.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book reexamines Theodor Adorno's Aesthetic Theory, along with his other writings, to see if his ideas are still relevant today. First published in 1970, Aesthetic Theory raises a number of ... More


Toward a Dynamic Aesthetics: The Sister Arts and Beyond

G. Gabrielle Starr

in Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019316
eISBN:
9780262315449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019316.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This last chapter turns to the history of aesthetics and to particular exemplars of each of the Sister Arts. It does this so that it can pursue the explanatory and interpretative power of a dynamic ... More


View: