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Everyday Aesthetics

Yuriko Saito

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Everyday aesthetic experiences and concerns occupy a large part of our aesthetic life. However, because of their prevalence and mundane nature, we tend not to pay much attention to them, let alone ... More


Examination of Feeling

Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya

in Implications of the Philosophy of Kant: Kantadarsaner Tatparyya

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077336
eISBN:
9780199081530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077336.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents an examination of feeling, specifically the classification of judgments into reflective and determinative. It describes the determinative judgments as possessing adjectival ... More


The Modularity of Aesthetic Processing and Perception in the Human Brain: Functional neuroimaging studies of neuroaesthetics

Ulrich Kirk

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/9780199732142.003.0070
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter takes as its starting point the theory of functional specialisation in the visual system. This theory proposes that the visual system is organised into multiple, parallel systems, which ... More


Gestalts and Rules

David Hodgson

in Rationality + Consciousness = Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845309
eISBN:
9780199932269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845309.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

In Chapter 5, I offer a specific and straightforward proposal as to what the role of consciousness is, namely to enable an organism to be responsive to circumstances grasped as wholes, not just to ... More


Analytic of the Exquisite

Grace E. Lavery

in Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183626
eISBN:
9780691189963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183626.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter presents a picture of the Victorian perspective of Japan, the so-called “Other Empire.” Accordingly, it highlights Japan as a precondition for the exquisite aesthetic ... More


A Novel Approach Towards Aesthetic Judgment

Patrik N. Juslin

in Musical Emotions Explained: Unlocking the Secrets of Musical Affect

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198753421
eISBN:
9780191842689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753421.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers a more complete description of the judgment process, in order to pave the way for the explanation of how aesthetic judgments may produce both preferences and emotional states. ... More


Aesthetics: The Hard Problem?

Patrik N. Juslin

in Musical Emotions Explained: Unlocking the Secrets of Musical Affect

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198753421
eISBN:
9780191842689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753421.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter sets out the aims and objectives of Part 4 of this book, which is to look closer at the nature of aesthetic judgment. It addresses questions such as: are listeners' judgments of music ... More


Rationally Agential Pleasure? A Kantian Proposal

Keren Gorodeisky

in Pleasure: A History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190225100
eISBN:
9780190225131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225100.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that, on Kant’s account, aesthetic pleasure is an exercise of rational agency insofar as, when proper, (1) it involves consciousness of its ground (the reasons for having it) and ... More


Moral Testimony: Once More with Feeling

Guy Fletcher

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics: 11

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198784647
eISBN:
9780191828775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784647.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is commonly claimed that reliance upon moral testimony is problematic in a way not common to reliance upon non-moral testimony. This chapter provides a new explanation of what the problem consists ... More


Aesthetics and Affect in Broader Perspective

Patrik N. Juslin

in Musical Emotions Explained: Unlocking the Secrets of Musical Affect

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198753421
eISBN:
9780191842689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753421.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter broadens the perspective and discuss some questions raised by the model outlined in Chapter 30. Are aesthetic judgments reliable? Do listeners agree in their ratings of pieces of music? ... More


Overture: Why Kant Got It Right

Thierry de Duve

in Aesthetics at Large: Volume 1: Art, Ethics, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226546568
eISBN:
9780226546872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546872.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What are aesthetic judgments according to Kant? How do they work? What do they mean to us? Why do we make them? In simple terms, this chapter argues that in supposing the presence of the faculty of ... More


The Semantics of Sibleyan Aesthetic Judgments

David Davies

in The Semantics of Aesthetic Judgements

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714590
eISBN:
9780191782879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714590.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Andy Egan claims that disputes about taste, including those that employ Sibleyan aesthetic concepts, are attempts to get one’s conversational partner(s) to self-ascribe those dispositions to respond ... More


Ideals

R. M. Hare

in Freedom and Reason

Published in print:
1965
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198810926
eISBN:
9780191597589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019881092X.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Establishes that aesthetic judgements are universalizable and addresses the problem of delimiting moral from aesthetic and evaluative questions. It is argued that there are at least two kinds of ... More


Aesthetic Adjectives

Louise McNally and Isidora Stojanovic

in The Semantics of Aesthetic Judgements

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714590
eISBN:
9780191782879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714590.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

There has been a recent outburst of interest in predicates such as delicious, called predicates of personal taste (PPTs), but the question of whether or how we can distinguish aesthetic predicates ... More


Kant, Proust, and the Appeal of Beauty: for Mary Mothersill

Richard Moran

in The Philosophical Imagination: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190633776
eISBN:
9780190633806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633776.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

In quite different ways Kant and Proust argue that beauty is no mere source of pleasure, and that to account for what is distinctive about its concept we must make sense of an idea of necessity or ... More


Is It Good? Or Just Familiar?

Ellen Winner

in How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190863357
eISBN:
9780190936525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863357.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the philosophical question of whether aesthetic judgments have truth value or are simply subjective matters of opinion. Whether or not such judgments do have any objective ... More


Babble

Hannah Freed-Thall

in Spoiled Distinctions: Aesthetics and the Ordinary in French Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190201029
eISBN:
9780190201043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201029.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Proust is famous for attributing monumental powers to art and aesthetic attention. Yet, as this chapter shows, In Search of Lost Time sometimes calls the reader’s attention to objects so ... 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


A Ground Common to All

Peter Kivy

in De Gustibus: Arguing About Taste and Why We Do It

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198746782
eISBN:
9780191809064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746782.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

There is no doubt that Kant had read both of these essays of Hume’s, and, like Hume, believed that judgments of taste were based on a feeling in the perceiver, not on a property of the object ... More


Musical Emotions Explained: Unlocking the Secrets of Musical Affect

Patrik N. Juslin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198753421
eISBN:
9780191842689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753421.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The emotional power of music has been much examined and discussed. Based on new research, this book takes a close look at how music expresses and arouses emotions, and how it becomes an object of ... More


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