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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


Everyday Aesthetics and Design

Jane Forsey

in The Aesthetics of Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

Chapter 4 signals a departure: design has thus far been considered from within the tradition of philosophical aesthetics to demonstrate that it is an aesthetic object worthy of attention. But design ... More


The Aesthetics of the Ordinary and Familiar

Yuriko Saito

in Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Capturing the realm of everyday aesthetics requires a wide net. The defamiliarized familiar certainly is its major ingredient. However, everyday aesthetics contains diverse modes of experience beyond ... More


The Aesthetics of Design

Jane Forsey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This book offers the first full treatment of design in the field of philosophical aesthetics. Aesthetic theory has traditionally occupied itself with fine art in all its forms, sometimes with craft, ... More


The Power of Everyday Aesthetics in World-Making

Yuriko Saito

in Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues for the importance of cultivating aesthetic literacy and vigilance, as well as practicing aesthetic expressions of moral virtues. In light of the considerable power of the ... More


Introduction

Jane Forsey

in The Aesthetics of Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

The introduction describes the challenges that face the aesthetics of design as an original contribution to philosophical aesthetics, and the ways in which design can broaden the discipline. It ... More


Future Directions for Environmental Aesthetics

Yuriko Saito

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/9780823254491.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Yuriko Saito argues for the broadening of environmental aesthetics’ scope from natural environments to mixed environments such as gardens, agricultural landscapes, urban environments, and its further ... More


Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Yuriko Saito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Everyday aesthetics was recently proposed as a challenge to the contemporary Anglo-American aesthetics discourse dominated by the discussion of art and beauty. This book responds to the subsequent ... More


Everyday Style: (Bresson 1983), (Haneke 1989)

Alison Taylor

in Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Where chapter two deals with ordinary moments in extraordinary films, chapter three explores another aspect of the spectrum of the everyday in cinema: the concept of the everyday as a film style, and ... More


Aesthetic Contemplation

Peter Cheyne

in Coleridge's Contemplative Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198851806
eISBN:
9780191886485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851806.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The ‘aesthetic’ referred to throughout Chapter 3 is not especially the aesthetics of art, but that of everyday experience, the shared world, and of nature. Section 3.1, following up some Coleridgean ... More


Taste in Bodies and Fat Oppression

A. W. Eaton

in Body Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198716778
eISBN:
9780191785351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716778.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that fat oppression has a significant aesthetic dimension, namely that our collective taste in bodies is geared toward aesthetic displeasure at fat. It argues that our collective ... More


Framed 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/9780190052089.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter, we examine games as works—that is, as authored, intentional artifacts. The chapter centers on one key features of works: that there are prescriptions for adequately encountering one. ... More


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