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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


Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Martin Drenthen and Jozef Keulartz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Environmental aesthetics today harbors a wide range of perspectives, and crosses several commonly recognized divides: between analytic and continental philosophy, Eastern and Western traditions, ... More


Environmental Art and the Interaction of Ethical and Aesthetic Value

Ted Nannicelli

in Artistic Creation and Ethical Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197507247
eISBN:
9780197507278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507247.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues that (1) in contrast to the art forms already discussed, the ethical criticism of which sometimes invites the perspectivist approach and sometimes demands the production-oriented ... More


From Theoretical to Applied Environmental Aesthetics: Academic Aesthetics Meets Real-World Demands

Yrjö Sepänmaa

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/9780823254491.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Yrjö Sepänmaa discusses the relationship between the theory and practice of environmental aesthetics. He suggests that the future lies in moving outside the academy through a new kind of professional ... More


The Fundamental Problem of Environmental Aesthetics

Robert Stecker

in Intersections of Value: Art, Nature, and the Everyday

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198789956
eISBN:
9780191876271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789956.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

The central issue in environmental aesthetics is whether there are norms that constrain aesthetic judgments about nature. This chapter will first explain why the search for constraints on aesthetic ... More


Introduction: Redefining the Literary Indian

Angela Calcaterra

in Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

The introduction argues for recognition of specific Native American aesthetic and literary cultures prior to European arrival and highlights their ongoing influence and significance during the ... More


Japanese Environmental Philosophy

J. Baird Callicott and James McRae (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456320
eISBN:
9780190456351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Comparative environmental philosophy is valuable in many ways. Perhaps it is most valuable because it reveals some of the foundational assumptions that run so deep in the poles of comparison that ... More


Intersections of Value: Art, Nature, and the Everyday

Robert Stecker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198789956
eISBN:
9780191876271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789956.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

This book is about the universal human need to aesthetically experience the world around us. To this end, it examines three appreciative contexts where aesthetic value plays a central role: art, ... More


Ecology without Culture: Aesthetics for a Toxic World

Christine L. Marran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901585
eISBN:
9781452958781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Ecology without Culture, Christine L. Marran introduces biotropes—material and semiotic figures that exist for human perception—to navigate how and why the material world has proven to be an ... More


A Theater of Enchantment

Tili Boon Cuillé

in Divining Nature: Aesthetics of Enchantment in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613362
eISBN:
9781503614178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613362.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The epilogue considers E.T.A. Hoffmann and François-René de Chateaubriand’s retrospective reflections on the marvelous in art and nature. Evidence that the marvelous survived the century can be found ... More


KUKI Shūzō and Platonism: Nature, Love, and Morality

Yamauchi Tomosaburō

in Japanese Environmental Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456320
eISBN:
9780190456351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The aesthetic system of Japanese philosopher KUKI Shūzō exposes the value systems at the heart of our current environmental crisis. Kuki’s anthropology and aesthetics stand in sharp contrast to the ... More


Japanese Gardens: The Art of Improving Nature

Yuriko Saitō

in Japanese Environmental Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456320
eISBN:
9780190456351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In Japan, as in the west, gardens represent an idealized form of nature in which human beings reshape the natural world according to specific aesthetic paradigms. Unlike Western formal gardens, which ... More


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